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Local state administration

The following agencies are responsible for managing tasks of the local state administration:

  • police departments
  • enforcement offices
  • prosecutor’s offices
  • employment and economic development offices
  • tax offices
  • Finnish Customs
  • public legal aid offices.

Kela, which functions as an off-budget agency, also has an extensive network of local offices. 

Most of the operational areas of the local state administrative authorities are in accordance with the current regional division.  

Text edited by: editorial team
Updated: 16/12/2022