Population information in the Population Information System

The Finnish Population Information System is a computerised national register that contains basic information about Finnish citizens and foreign citizens residing in Finland on a permanent or temporary basis. Also recorded is information about buildings, construction projects, residences and real estate.

Check Your Registered Data service

You can check the data kept on you in the Population Information System using the Check Your Registered Data service. In the Check Your Registered Data service (only in Finnish and Swedish), you can declare or change the following information:

  • native language and service language (when the native language is other than Finnish or Swedish)
  • occupation
  • preferred given name
  • email address
  • prohibitions on the disclosure of information (excluding non-disclosure for personal safety reasons)
  • leaving a religious community

Check Your Registered Data service

Other changes to Population Information System data are made by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency. You can also check the information by visiting a Digital and Population Data Services Agency service location in person or requesting the inspection in writing on a form.

Contact us

Telephone service

Telephone number 0295 536 220

From Monday to Friday kello 9–12

Email

Use secure email, if your message contains personal or otherwise confidential information. Choose this address as the recipient: [email protected]

Send secure email

Service locations

Service locations

Population of Finland 5 542 059