Finnish Register of Associations – handling fees

Payment details

Bank: OP Corporate Bank plc
Recipient’s IBAN account number: FI5350000121501182
BIC code: OKOYFIHH
Message: Name of association/register number

Finnish Patent and Registration Office
FI-00091 PRH, FINLAND
Tel. +358 29 509 5000
Business ID 0244683-1
VAT number FI02446831

Payment instructions for notifications filed online

You can pay your notification in our online filing service in Finnish and Swedish as soon as the chairperson has signed the notification.

Payment instructions for notifications submitted on paper

The notification fee has to be paid in advance, and the receipt must be enclosed with the notification. The notification cannot be admitted if the receipt is not submitted with it.

It is important that you submit your notification to us within a week after making the payment. If you submit it later, it will delay the processing of your notification.

The receipt, or a bank statement, must show the following details:

  • The payer
  • The recipient (Finnish Patent and Registration Office, PRH)
  • The account number to which the money was transferred (PRH’s bank account): OP Corporate Bank plc: FI5350000121501182
  • The bank’s archive number
  • The sum paid in euros
  • In the message field: type of notification (either start-up notification or notification of change) as well as the name of association and Business ID (if any). No reference number is needed.

You can pay the fee:

  • to our bank account: OP Corporate Bank plc FI5350000121501182, BIC/SWIFT code: OKOYFIHH
  • at our customer service

How to pay fees at PRH

If you deliver your notification in person to our Customer Service, Sörnäisten rantatie 13 C in Helsinki, you can pay the handling fee

  • by debit card, or
  • by any of the following credit cards: Visa, Visa Electron, OK, Eurocard, Mastercard, Diners Club, or American Express.

For further details, please contact our Advisory Service.

The handling fees of the Register of Associations are based on the Act on Fees Charged for the Services of the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (1032/1992) and on the Decree of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy on the Chargeable Services of the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (1090/2018).

Start-up notifications

Service Basic price (€) VAT 0%Price (€)
Start-up notification of an association (no preliminary check made), via online filing service 100.00 0.00100.00
Start-up notification of an association (preliminary check made), via online filing service not currently available
Start-up notification of an association (no preliminary check made), on paper 180.00 0.00180.00
Start-up notification of an association (preliminary check made), on paper 50.00 0.0050.00
Start-up notification of a religious community 180.00 0.00180.00
Start-up notification of a local community or congregation 180.00 0.00180.00
Start-up notification of a European grouping of territorial cooperation 180.00 0.00180.00

Notification of changes or termination (dissolution)

Service Basic price (€) VAT 0%Price (€)
Associations
Notification of changes concerning the rules of an association (no preliminary check made), via online filing service 100.00 0.00100.00
Notification of changes concerning the rules of an association (preliminary check made), via online filing service 50.00 0.0050.00
Notification of changes concerning the rules of an association, on paper 180.00 0.00180.00
Notification of changes concerning the chairperson or person entitled to sign for the association, via online filing service 20.00 0.0020.00
Notification of changes concerning the executive committee, via online filing service 20.00 0.0020.00
Notification of changes concerning the chairperson or person entitled to sign for the association, on paper 40.00 0.0040.00
Notification of changes concerning the executive committee, on paper 40.00 0.0040.00
Notification of resignation or the termination of an assignment entered in the register free of charge free of charge
Change of mailing address free of charge 0.00free of charge
Notification of dissolution free of charge 0.00free of charge
Central Chamber of Commerce or chambers of commerce
Composition of organs of the Central Chamber of Commerce or chambers of commerce (section 2 of the Finnish Act on Chambers of Commerce) 40.00 0.0040.00
Religious communities, local communities, congregations
Notification of changes concerning the bylaws of a religious community 180.00 0.00180.00
Notification of changes concerning the rules of a local community or congregation 180.00 0.00180.00
Notification of changes concerning change of chairperson of, or person authorised to sign for, a religious community, local community or congregation 40.00 0.0040.00
Notification of resignation or the termination of an assignment entered in the register free of charge 0.00free of charge
Change of mailing address free of charge 0.00free of charge
Notification of dissolution free of charge 0.00free of charge
European groupings of territorial cooperation
Notification of changes concerning the grouping's statute 180.00 0.00180.00
Notification of changes concerning the cooperation convention 180.00 0.00180.00
Notification of changes concerning the members or the right to sign on behalf of the grouping 40.00 0.0040.00
Change of mailing address free of charge 0.00free of charge
Notification of dissolution free of charge 0.00free of charge

Financial statements

Service Basic price (€) VAT 0%Price (€)
Financial statements from the Central Chamber of Commerce or chambers of commerce free of charge 0.00free of charge

Applications

Service Basic price (€) VAT 0%Price (€)
Exemption for a chairperson living abroad 100.00 0.00100.00
Preliminary check of rules or rule changes 350.00 0.00350.00
Ordering the dissolution of an inactive association 180.00 0.00180.00
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Latest update 01.10.2020