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Responsible for the service ELY Centre

Incident report in operations under an environmental permit and the general notification procedure

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

You must submit an incident report about incidents that take place at an institution subject to an environmental permit or in operations under the general notification procedure, as well as for other occurrences that deviate from normal.

Do the following

Submit the report to the ELY Centre without delay. Submit the report electronically through AVI’s e-service. Select the environmental protection e-service from the list of services (YLVA). After logging in, choose Task: “Incident report”. Fill in the information and submit the form.

The ELY Centre will process the report primarily within three days. The ELY Centre will assess the need for possible follow-up measures and issue instructions for them.

To whom and on what terms

The ELY Centre processes the incident reports of operators whose environmental permit has been granted or the report processed by the Regional State Administrative Agency (AVI).

Submit the report on AVI’s e-service. The operator must grant e-Authorizations for the person who will submit the report to act on behalf of the company. Strong identification is required for using the e-service.

The service is free of charge.


The report must be submitted immediately.

Processing time

The ELY Centre will process the report primarily within three days.

Basic information

The service is provided byCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
Other responsible organisationsELY Centre for Varsinais-Suomi, ELY Centre for Kainuu, ELY Centre for South Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for Uusimaa, ELY Centre for Häme, ELY Centre for South Savo, ELY Centre for Pirkanmaa, ELY Centre for North Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for Central Finland, ELY Centre for North Savo, ELY Centre for Lapland, ELY Centre for Southeast Finland, ELY Centre for North Karelia
Responsible for the serviceCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: ELY Centre
Updated: 28/6/2022