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Confirmation of gender and new personal identity code

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

Confirmation of gender means that your gender entered in the Population Information System will be corrected to correspond to your gender identity. Your personal identity code changes at the same time when your gender is confirmed.

You can be confirmed to belong to another gender if the following conditions are met:

  • you are an adult
  • you are a Finnish citizen or have a place of residence in Fi ...

Do the following

Apply using the online form. The form is available in Finnish or Swedish. If you are unable to handle your matter online, please contact the Digital and Population Data Services Agency by phone.

Familiarise yourself with the information package. Confirm your application using the online form. The online form is available in Finnish or Swedish.

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The service is provided by

Digital and Population Data Services Agency

Responsible for the service

Digital and Population Data Services Agency
Text edited by: Digital and Population Data Services Agency
Updated: 3/11/2023