Applying for a revocation of the right to officiate weddings

A registered religious community or officiator can apply for a revocation of a granted right to officiate weddings.

A registered religious community or officiator can apply for a revocation of a granted right to officiate weddings.

If the applicant is the officiator, they submit a free-form application on the revocation of their right to officiate weddings to the local register office. If the applicant is a religious community, the application must be accompanied with the officiator’s consent or other account on the cancellation of the right to officiate weddings.

Do the following

  • Send a free-form application by email to [email protected]
  • Please use secure email if your message contains personal or otherwise confidential information. Please choose as the recipient: [email protected] (wedding)

Send secure email

  • You may also send a free-form application by post to address Digital and Population Data Services Agency, PL 78, 90101 Oulu.

 

Key terms

Registered religious community

A religious community that has submitted a registration notification to the National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland.

Links to aws related to the matter

Act on the Right to Officiate at Weddings (in Finnish)

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