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Population Register Centre

Alternative name PRC

The Population Register Centre promotes the digitalisation of society and electronic services in Finland. The uninterrupted and smooth operation of the entities that are our responsibility is vital for society.

PRC maintains and develops the most important data repository in Finland, the Population Information System, and provide information services based on the Population Information System for authorities and companies. PRC makes every effort to respond to any feedback and questions concerning the disclosure and use of information without delay.

PRC is responsible for the provision of certified electronic services in Finland. The certificates PRC provides ensure safe and smooth electronic services and enable work in public administration and social welfare and healthcare.

PRC provides and develops services for citizens, public administration and companies. The national service architecture formed by the services as a whole creates the preconditions for the implementation of the public electronic services and the digitalisation of Finnish society.

In duties related to elections, PRC is responsible for tasks such as the creation of the voting register and the registers of candidates, sending the notifications of eligibility to voters and the provision of the polling station service.

Through its activity PRC promotes the protection of privacy and personal data as well as information security and the development of and compliance with good data processing and data management practices.

Contact information

(registry office)

Visiting address
Visiting address

Organisation identification data
Business ID: 0245437-2

Electronic invoicing details
Electronic invoicing address (EDI code):
Intermediator code:
+358 295535001 
(local/mobile network fee)

Population Register Centre, frontpage

Postal address

P.O. Box 5

Postal address

P.O.Box 123


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