Welcome to the home page of the Finnish Business Information System

The Business Information System (BIS) is a joint service for businesses and organisations that are clients of the Finnish Tax Administration, Trade Register or Register of Foundations.

Go to the blue menu on the right to click the following menu headings:

  • BIS Search to find the currently valid Trade Register entries for any company.  Check up the validity of the Tax Administration’s tax-prepayment registration for any company.
  • You can change your company’s address and contact details online in the BIS Service.  The service is available in Finnish and Swedish.
  • Forms and instructions to download form templates.  Create and print out complete requests and application forms at your workstation (Pdf and Word formats supported).


17.12.2013 - 

Renewal of Trade Register Act – changes to notification procedure and information service from start of 2014 navigation icon

The Trade Register Act will be amended at the beginning of 2014. The amendment affects the personal data submitted to the Trade Register and the way this is carried out. The legislative reform will also affect the Trade Register’s information service. (News from National Board of Patents and Registration)

2.10.2013 - 

Submit your Trade Register notification as soon as you have paid the handling fee navigation icon

In most cases, the notifications are subject to a fee. Please note that the handling fee has to be paid in advance and the receipt must be enclosed with the notice. The Trade Register notifications must be submitted within a week after payment. (News from National Board of Patents and Registration)

15.5.2013 - 

One thousand LLC's set up online navigation icon

News from National Board of Patents and Registration

25.4.2013 - 

Lowest number of Start-up Notifications submitted to the Trade Register in five years navigation icon

In January-February this year, new businesses submitted 7,945 Start-up Notifications to the Trade Register, which is the lowest number in five years – for example in 2009, the number of Start-up Notifications was 8,103; in 2011, it reached 8,601; last year it fell to 8,418.(News from National Board of Patents and Registration)

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