In Suomi.fi e-Authorizations, an organisation may authorise a person or other organisation to act on its behalf. A mandate may also be of the type a right to grant a mandate or a representative's right to grant a mandate, in which case the assignee may manage the mandates that the organisation grants to others in Suomi.fi e-Authorizations.
You must use your personal identification tokens to identify yourself in Suomi.fi e-Authorizations. Authorising is therefore possible only if the person representing the assignor has
a Finnish personal identity code and uses online banking codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.
a valid and confirmed Foreigner’s identifier (UID) and uses the Finnish Authenticator application. In addition, they must have a valid right to grant a mandate or a representative’s right to grant a mandate.
A person or other organisation may also request for a mandate for transactions from an organisation, in which case the mandate is granted by approving a mandate request.
A procuration is a personal right to represent a company. A procuration holder may not transfer procuration to another person. For this reason, procuration holders can only grant mandates if they have been given a mandate to grant a mandate in Suomi.fi e-Authorizations.
Persons prohibited from running a business cannot grant mandates in Suomi.fi e-Authorizations. If the business prohibition is partial, mandate can be granted through the mandate service provided by officials. Follow the instructions to submit a mandate application. You must also attach to the application the court decision stating how extensively the business prohibition has been lifted. Go to authorisation with an application
If the Finnish organisation does not have a business ID or it is not yet registered, authorisation is not possible.
When you have logged into Suomi.fi e-Authorizations you must first select Company’s mandates as the service role. You will then see a list of companies, associations or other organisations whose mandates you are authorised to access. If you do not see your companies or organisations on the list, check the Acting on behalf of an organisation page to make sure that the prerequisites for acting on behalf of the company or organisation are met
If you have been assigned a business ID for a trader, you can see it in the e-services under Acting on behalf of a company even if you have terminated the business. This is because the business ID of a trader is permanently linked to a person.