Inaccurate address in the details of a company or an association

File a rectification request with the PRH if your address is used in a company or an association in which you do not hold a position of responsibility.

You must file the rectification request with the PRH yourself. Another person cannot file the rectification request on your behalf.

Filing the rectification request is free of charge.

We will check the address against the information in the Finnish Population Information System.

Please note: we will not remove the address from the register if you hold a position of responsibility in the company or association in question. For example, a board member may be a person in a position of responsibility.

How to file the rectification request

Use our online form to file the rectification request. We cannot remove inaccurate information if the request is sent by email without using the form.

To use the online form, you need to have a Finnish personal identity code and either personal internet banking codes, a mobile certificate or an electronic identity card (HST card).

In addition, you need the following information:

  • Name and Business ID of the company or association
  • Address that has erroneously been registered as the company’s or association’s address
  • Email address to which we will send the information on the processing of the rectification request

File your rectification request concerning an erroneously registered address here.

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Monitor the progress of your rectification request

After we have removed the inaccurate address from the details of the company or association, we will send a confirmation to the email address you enter on the online form.

See the legislation for more information

Removing inaccurate information from the details of a company or an association is based on Article 16 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679). Go to the EUR-Lex website to read more about the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

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Latest update 31.08.2022