You can submit documents to an agency by email or using the electronic services. You can also deliver them personally, have an attorney or a courier deliver them, or send them by post. An attorney must have a power of attorney.
The sender of a document is responsible for ensuring that the document arrives at the agency within the set time limit before the end of office hours. The document must arrive at the agency within the time limit irrespective of the manner in which it is delivered.
Sending confidential material using the secure email system
If you want to send confidential or sensitive documents to the agencies in the Ministry of Justice's administrative branch, it is advisable to do so by using the Ministry's secure email system. The service is easy and safe to use and free of charge, please use the service at https://turvaviesti.om.fi .
When sending a secure email message to the official address of an agency, insert the necessary identification information (name, reference etc.) to the subject field and to the content of your message so that it can be directed to the right person and that the subject area and sender of the message are known.
For more information on how to send a secure email message to the agencies in the Ministry of Justice's administrative branch, please see the instructions for sending secure email. [pdf, 464.5 kB]
( If you want to send documents to the Ministry of Justice, please use the service at https://turvaviesti.gov.fi. Service works according to the same principle. )