Other certificates from the Population Information System

A certificate from the population register

You can also order other certificates of yourself or another person for an acceptable purpose of use. First, find out what information you need for your certificate and for what purpose you need it. Please provide this information when placing your order.

Report on family relationships

A report on family relationships is most commonly needed for estate inventories in order to determine the heirs of the deceased.

List of residents for a housing company

If you are a private person who manages a housing company, you can order a list of residents by sending an order to [email protected]. Clearly state that you are the resident manager of Asunto Oy when placing the order for the list of residents. The list of residents costs 70 €.

Include in the order

  • for which address and municipality you need a list of residents
  • purpose of the resident list
  • delivery and invoicing address and
  • business ID of the housing company.

If for any other reason you need to receive a list of residents, you can send the request by email. Use the secure mail of the agency to send the email so that your data remains encrypted. Select [email protected] as the recipient in the secure mail.

How to order certificates

You can order a certificate of yourself or another person for an acceptable purpose of use. Please note that you can use the self-service only to order a certificate for yourself or your dependants.

Check your data!

You can check your personal data in the Population Information System from the Personal Data service. You can find your current personal data, name history information and property and building ownership information on the service. You can also check your residential history data saved in the Population Information System.

Personal Data service 

If your personal data contains mistakes, you can correct your own given name, occupation, email address, native language and communication language. In other cases, please contact our customer service by phone at 0295 536 220.


E-mail, phone and visiting at the service location
We send the invoice separately. If you visit one of our service locations, you pay at the service location.

• Certificate 23 € / document
• Report on family relationships 35 € / document and from the digitalized civil / population registers 70 € / document
• Manually prepared certificate 70 € / document
• Multilingual EU standard form attached to the certificate (translation assistance form) 14 € / document
• Apostille 36 € / document

Delivery of the certificate


When you order a certificate for a Finnish operator from the self-service,

  • you will receive it as an electronic PDF document. You can download the certificate from the My Certificates tab of the self-service to your device immediately after payment. The certificate can be downloaded from the self-service within 24 hours.
  • The certificate will also be sent to you to Suomi.fi Messages if you have enabled the service before ordering.
  • No signature will be added to the certificate, and you cannot add a translation form or an Apostille certificate to it later.
  • Electronic certificates ordered from the self-service are not delivered by paper mail or electronically by encrypted mail.


When you order a certificate for a foreign operator from the self-service,

  • it will be sent to you by paper mail to your home address. In this case, the certificate is stamped and signed. You can also order an EU translation form or an Apostille. Which one you need depends on the area that you need the certificate for.
  • Your order will be processed within 2-5 business days, after which the postal service will deliver the certificate.
  • If you live abroad, you will receive certificates as electronic PDF documents or by post to your home address, depending on whether you need a certificate for a Finnish actor or abroad.


Order placed by e-mail or phone:

  • The certificate will be sent to you via Suomi.fi Messages, encrypted e-mail to your preferred address, or by paper mail. You can choose the delivery method yourself when placing the order.

Contact us

Telephone service

Telephone number +358 295 536 230

Service hours:

  • Mon-Fri 9-15


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

Send secure email

You can take care of the following matters:

  • Certificates from the Population Information System
  • residence certificate
  • marriage certificate
  • life certificate
  • birth certificate
  • civil status certificate
  • list of residents
  • report on family relationships