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Migration and population information

You must always submit a notification of move when you move to a new dwelling on a permanent basis or when you live in another address for more than three months. By submitting a notification of move you can notify your new address simultaneously to the national Population Information System as well as to the register of Posti. The Population Information System contains basic information about Finnish citizens and foreign citizens residing permanently in Finland. Also recorded is information about buildings, construction projects, residences and real estate.

Personal data and handling of this data

Personal data can include any data that applies to a certain individual, the person's family or those living in the same household.

Notification of move

Submit a notification of move when you move to a new dwelling or when you live in another address over three months.

Changing school

Contact the child’s current school immediately, if you are about to move.