Marriage and partnerships

We serve in matters related to marriage and partnership, register legal documents related to the partnership and update your personal data in the Population Information System.  

Divorce matters are processed in the District Court. More information about divorce can be found on the web service and on the website of the courts of law.  

Are you getting married in Finland or in another Nordic countries? 

Before the marriage ceremony, you must request an examination of impediments to marriage. You can book a time for a civil marriage ceremony from the appointment service, by e-mail or by phone.  

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Are you getting married abroad?  

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Have you got married or divorced abroad? 

Please let us know about any changes in your personal data. This way your data will be up to date and it will be easier for you to use the services of Finnish authorities. Finnish citizens have a legal obligation to make sure that their personal data is up to date in the Population Information System. 

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Have you agreed on the distribution of the property? 

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Do you want to check if the officiator has the right to marry? 

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Telephone service number is +358 295 536 244

Service hours: Mon–Fri 9–15

Postal address 

Digital and Population Data Services Agency, P.O. Box 1003, FI-00531 Helsinki

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