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Information on e-Authorizations

In e-Authorizations, private persons, companies and associations can grant mandates to persons, companies, or organisations to act on their behalf. A mandate is an electronic power of attorney, the details of which are entered in the authorisation register. When you want to act on behalf of someone else in a service that uses e-Authorizations, your eligibility to do so will be checked from the authorisation register. contains general instructions on the granting of and request for mandates and information on the use of e-services with e-Authorizations. Also see the instructions provided by different organisations The will provide more information on the use of e-Authorizations in the service in question. 

In Suomi-fi e-Authorizations you will see

  • all the mandates granted and received
  • sent and received mandate requests
  • the mandates that have expired or have been invalidated prior to expiry
  • the mandates which are to be validated together by numerous persons with the right to represent the company and which will be valid only after they have been confirmed by the selected validators.

If a company, an association or other organisation cannot  authorise in e-Authorizations, the mandate can be granted or invalidated with the application in the Mandate service provided by officials.

Authorisation with an application

For those transferring to e-authorizations from the Katso service, more information is available at the Digitization and Population Data Agency’s web page From Katso to e-Authorizations.

Need help?

The Public Service Info provides advice on the use of e-Authorizations to private clients.

Companies and organisations that are clients can receive advice from

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