Start-up notification - co-operative

A co-operative comes into being when it is registered at the Trade Register. For registration, you must file a start-up notification.

You can use the same notification form to register with the VAT Register, Employer Register, and Prepayment Register, which are maintained by the Tax Administration.

It is not yet possible for co-operatives to file their start-up notifications online.

File your notification using form Y1, appendix form 2 and personal data form.

Please scroll down for the forms. Fill in the form - either in Finnish or in Swedish - on your computer, then print it at A4 size, and send it to the address given on the form.

If you already have the memorandum of association and rules completed, or the formation package is otherwise unsuitable for you, file your notification following the instructions on the PRH website. Go to the instructions.

Pay a handling fee

The handling fee payable to the PRH Trade Register is 380 euros. It must be paid in advance. See the payment instructions on the PRH website.

Please fill in the forms in Finnish or in Swedish.

Download paper forms and instructions