Block a notification of move

The possibility to block a notification of move is intended for those whose information has been used for a false notification of move, or who fear that their personal information could be used for making a false notification of move. In these cases, the person has usually lost their identity documents, or they have been stolen. Often a report of an offence has already been filed.  

You can block the notification of move with us and we mark it in the Population Information System.  

 

How does the Block a notification of move service affect?  

We cannot process your notification of move until you turn off the move notification blocking.  

 

Who can request for the Block a notification of move service?  

You can request for the blocking of notification of move if you are: 

  • A fully empowered adult person requesting the block for yourself   

  • A trustee requesting the block for your principal 

  • A single parent requesting the block for your child 

  • Guardians of a child in joint custody together requesting the block for your child 

  • A 15-17-year-old minor requesting the block for yourself.  

A guardian of a 15-17-year-old child requesting the block for your child must include the written consent of your child. 

 

How do I block a notification of move?  

The fastest and easiest way to activate the Block a notification of move service electronically is on the Check your own personal data service. The use of Suomi.fi web service requires strong identification using Finnish bank identifiers or a mobile certificate. 

If you do not have online bank user identifiers or a mobile certificate, you may block a notification of move by personally visiting any of our service locations.  

 

How do I block a notification of move for my minor child? 

As a guardian requesting a block of a notification of move for a minor, you must make the request in writing in connection with a personal visit. The request must include the consent of the other guardian and the minor aged 15-17, to enable the block of a notification of move. 

 

Block a notification of move online at the Suomi.fi web service - Do this: 

Block a notification of move 

  1. Go to
    https://www.suomi.fi/your-data/personal-data and sign in using your bank identifiers or mobile certificate.  

  1. Click the Block a Notification of Move tab, and then check the Block a Notification of Move box. 

  1. Click the Confirm Change button. 

Cancel a Block on a notification of move 

  1. Go to
    https://www.suomi.fi/your-data/personal-data and sign in using your bank identifiers or mobile certificate.  

  1. Click the Block a Notification of Move tab, and then uncheck the Block a Notification of Move box. 

  1. Click the Confirm Change button. 

Also remember to request for the Moving Protection from Posti at posti.fi/en. This ensures that your data cannot be used to make a notification of move even via Posti. 

 

How do I submit a notification of move if I have the Block a notification of move service? 

Electronically or on a form 

1. Unblock the move notification on the Suomi.fi web service

2. Submit the move notification electronically or using a form. Read more about filing a notification of move on our website. 

3. Please wait while your notification of move is processed. You can see when your new address has been registered on the address information tab of the Suomi.fi web service. You can then re-enable the Block Move Notification service 

By visiting our service location

 1. Book a time for your visit to any of our service locations via our online appointment booking service. You need to prove your identity so take your passport or ID card with you. Be sure to tell us that you are using the move notification block. 

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