Contact information

This is where you find the contact information of all Regional State Administrative Agencies and members of staff.

 

Southern Finland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland – head office

Visiting address: Wähäjärvenkatu 6 Hämeenlinna
Postal address: P.O. Box 1, 13035 AVI, Finland

Our addresses changed 18.1.2021.

The adress of the area of responsibility of Occupational safety and health is P.O. Box 110, 00521 Helsinki. From 1 March 2021 the new postal address will be P.O. Box 7, 13035 AVI.

[email protected]

Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 6000
Fax: +358 (0)29 501 6661
Office hours: Monday–Friday, 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected] to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Environmental Permits: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email

Helsinki office
Visiting address: Ratapihantie 9, Helsinki
Postal address: P.O. Box 1, 13035 AVI, Finland
Fax: +358 (0)29 501 6661
 
Kouvola office
Visiting address: Kauppamiehenkatu 4, Kouvola
Postal address: P.O. Box 1, 13035 AVI, Finland
Fax: +358 (0)29 501 6661

Please make an appointment in advance with the person you wish to see. 

Visits to the Kouvola office as of 1 January 2021

As of 1 January 2021, the customer service of the Kouvola office will be located in the service desk of the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment in Salpakeskus (address Salpausselänkatu 22). 
Customer meetings at the regional state administrative agency's customer premises are arranged in advance by appointment:

  • by telephone 0295 016 000 (exchange)
  • by e-mail with the expert responsible for the matter at hand (contact details can be obtained from the exchange, if necessary).
     

Environmental Permits

Hämeenlinna head office
Division of Environmental Permits
Visiting address: Wähäjärvenkatu 6 Hämeenlinna
Postal address: P.O. Box 1, 13035 AVI, Finland
Fax: +358 (0)29 501 6661

Helsinki office
Division of Environmental Permits
Visiting address: Ratapihantie 9
Postal address: P.O. Box 1, 13035 AVI, Finland

Turku office
Visiting address: Itsenäisyydenaukio 2
Postal address: PO Box 22, 20801 Turku, Finland (unofficial correspondence only)

Occupational Safety and Health

Due to the worsening situation of the COVID-19 epidemic, there are no customer appointments at the moment in the Division of Occupational Safety and Health of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. We serve customers by phone through a national telephone service tel. 0295 016 620 and by email at [email protected].

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Merja Ekqvist
Management Assistant Taina Kemppi, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6051

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Kristiina Poikajärvi, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6000
  • Head of Alcohol Licensing Riku-Matti Lehikoinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6155
  • Head of Trade Enforcement Marko Peltonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6184
  • Head of Legality Päivi Kemppi, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6141
  • Head of Social Welfare Eija Hynninen-Joensivu, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6121
  • Head of Health Care Mikko Floréen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6484
  • Head of Environmental Health Eila Kaliste, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6606
  • Head of Accessibility Enforcement Emilia Ojala, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6479

Emergency Services

  • Director Tommi Laurinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6144
  • Assistant Director Esa-Pentti Lukkarinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6089
  • Administrative Officer (Management Support) Sirpa Holopainen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6084

Environmental Permits

  • Director Veli-Matti Uski, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6502
  • Head of Environmental Protection Arja Johansson, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6407
  • Head of Water Management Päivi Jaara, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6406
  • Head of Support Services Malin Kuurberg, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6411
  • [email protected]

Education and Culture

  • Director Sanna Puura, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6561
  • Planning Officer Kirsi Pekkanen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6557
  • Head of Education Satu Kilpinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6194
  • Head of Culture Kristian Åbacka, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6537

Occupational Safety and Health

Administration and Development

  • Director Henrika Räsänen

Communications

 

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00371094544636101
Business ID: 1094544-6
VAT number: FI10945446
Operator ID (OpusCapita Group Ltd): E204503

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]

Eastern Finland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland – head office
Visiting address: Maaherrankatu 16
Postal address: PO Box 50, 50101 Mikkeli, Finland
 
[email protected]
Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 6800
Office hours: Monday–Friday, 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected]  to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email

Joensuu office
Torikatu 36 C, 80100 Joensuu, Finland

Kuopio office
Piispankatu 1, 70100 Kuopio, Finland

Please make an appointment with the person you wish to see in advance.

Alcohol Licensing

Postal addresses for Alcohol Licensing:

Mikkeli: Maaherrankatu 16, 50101 Mikkeli, Finland
Joensuu: Torikatu 36 C, 80101 Joensuu, Finland
Kuopio: Piispankatu 1, 70101 Kuopio, Finland

Occupational Safety and Health

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

 

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Soile Lahti, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6800
Secretary to the Director-General, Planning Officer Sirpa Kesonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6909

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Ulla Ahonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6888

Education and Culture

  • Director Anu Liljeström, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6224

Emergency Services

  • Director Taina Rautio, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7042

Occupational Safety and Health

Environmental Permits

  • Director Johanna Ahonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6867

Communications

 

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00371094822536301
Operator ID (OpusCapita Solutions Oy): E204503    
Business ID: 1094822-5
VAT number: FI10948225

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]

 

Lapland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Lapland – head office

Visiting address: Valtakatu 2, Rovaniemi
Postal address: PO Box 8002, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland

[email protected]
Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 7300

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected]  to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email.

Occupational Safety and Health

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Kaisa Ainasoja, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7345   
Administrative Secretary Leila Honkala, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7347

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Leena Räsänen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7385
  • Department Secretary Kristiina Kantola, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7359

Education and Culture

  • Director Kaisa Post, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7355
  • Planning Officer Marketta Enbuska, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7380

Emergency Services

  • Director Joni Henttu, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7364
  • Department Secretary Kristiina Kantola, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7359

Communications

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00370245428436601
Operator ID (OpusCapita Solutions Oy): E204503
Business ID: 0245428-4
VAT number: FI02454284

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]

 

Southwestern Finland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southwestern Finland – head office

Visiting address: Itsenäisyydenaukio 2
Postal address: PO Box 22, 20801 Turku, Finland

[email protected]
Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 8000
Fax: +358 (0)2 251 1820

Office hours: Monday–Friday, 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected] to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email

Mariehamn office
Visiting address: Torggatan 16, 22100 Mariehamn
Postal address: PO Box 86, 22101 Mariehamn, Finland

Please make an appointment with the person you wish to see in advance.

Occupational Safety and Health

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Mikael Luukanen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8092
Secretary to the Director-General, Planning Officer Pirjo Ojanen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8052

Management Support

  • Director Raija Hurskainen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8040

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Heikki Mäki, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8094
  • Head of Social Welfare and Health Care Anne Taulu, tel. +358 (0)295 018 084
  • Head of Trade Enforcement Pepe Uskelin, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8124
  • Head of Environmental Health Jani Soini, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8115

Education and Culture

  • Director Esko Lukkarinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8089
  • Head of Culture Lea Karjomaa, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8077

Emergency Services  

  • Director Ilkka Horelli, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8061

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Director Riitta Sulameri, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8168
  • Head of Construction, Logistics and Maritime Transport Enforcement Anette Lehtonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8184
  • Head of Service Sector Enforcement Jan Mikkonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8163
  • Head of Immigration Control and Enforcement in the Åland Islands Anna Pärtty, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8173
  • Head of Public Administration Enforcement Ulla Riikonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8174
  • Head of Industrial Enforcement Tuija Vähänen-Koivuluoma, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8194

Internal Audit

Head of Internal Audit Kristina Alakylä, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8135

Communications

 

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00371095237136201
Business ID: 1095237-1
VAT number: FI10952371
Operator ID (OpusCapita Solutions Oy): E204503

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]

 

Western and Inland Finland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland – head office

Visiting address: Wolffintie 35
Postal address: PO Box 200, 65101 Vaasa, Finland

[email protected]
Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 8450
Fax: +358 (0)6 317 4817

Office hours: Monday–Friday, 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected] to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email

Tampere office
Visiting address: Yliopistonkatu 38, Tampere
Postal address: PO Box 272, 33101 Tampere, Finland
Fax: +358 (0)3 389 1820

Jyväskylä office
Visiting address: Hannikaisenkatu 47, Jyväskylä
Postal address: PO Box 41, 40101 Jyväskylä, Finland

Please make an appointment with the person you wish to see in advance.

Occupational Safety and Health

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

 

 

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Marko Pukkinen
Secretary to the Director-General Elisabet Heinrich, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8511

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Leena Laajala, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8549

Education and Culture

  • Director Marja-Liisa Keski-Rauska, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8815

Swedish-language education

  • Director Marianne West-Ståhl, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8623

Emergency Services

  • Director Tarja Wiikinkoski, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8800

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Director Jouni Kallioluoma

Environmental Permits

  • Director Tarja Savea-Nukala, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8777

Communications

 

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00372284140936401
Business ID: 2284140-9
VAT number: FI22841409
Operator ID (OpusCapita Solutions Oy): E204503  

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]

 

Northern Finland

Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland – head office
Visiting address: Linnankatu 3
Postal address: PO Box 293, 90101 Oulu, Finland

[email protected]
Telephone: +358 (0)29 501 7500

Office hours: Monday–Friday, 8.00 am – 4.15 pm

  • Administrative matters (e.g. enquiries, complaints, appeals): please contact our registry at [email protected] to submit official documents, have them entered into our case management system and find out about the competent authority in each case.
  • Occupational Safety and Health: [email protected]
  • Communications: [email protected]

Please only send documents containing confidential or otherwise sensitive information via secure email. The maximum size of email attachments is 20 MB. Larger files should be compressed or sent in multiple emails. Please remember that any information sent to us by email is at the sender’s risk.

Send secure email.

Please make an appointment with the person you wish to see in advance.

Occupational Safety and Health

For the full contact details of occupational safety and health authorities, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s website.

 

Our email format is [email protected] For general enquiries, please use our generic email addresses. Your email will then be forwarded to the competent person in our organisation.

Director-General Terttu Savolainen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7551
Assistant to the Director-General Tiina Ulvinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7017

Management Support

  • Director Jukka Erkkilä, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7540
  • Management Adviser Tommi Lantto, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7701
  • Development Manager Olli Aulaskari, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7533
  • Planning Officer Siiri Oinas-Panuma, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7535
  • Assistant to the Director-General Tiina Ulvinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7017

Health and Social Services, Legality and Licensing

  • Director Maria Siurua, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7546
  • Management Secretary Riitta Kinnunen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7516
  • Head of Social Welfare and Health Care, Senior Medical Officer of Regional Administration Pasi Hirvikoski tel. +358 (0)295 017 598
  • Head of Trade Enforcement and Environmental Health, Legal Counsel Sinikka Siniluoto-Heikkinen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7591

Education and Culture

  • Director Veijo Kosola, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7570

Emergency Services

  • Director Pasi Ryynänen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7555
  • Department Secretary Sirpa Hassila, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7553

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Director Päivi Suorsa, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7630

Environmental Permits

  • Director (fixed term) Sami Koivula, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7651

Communications

 

All our incoming invoices are processed and filed electronically. Please send your invoices via the central government’s e-invoicing operator OpusCapita Group Ltd. Please include the business unit ID and your contact person’s name in your invoice. You can also upload supporting documents with your invoice. Our preferred file format for attachments is PDF.

EDI ID: 00370245422536501
Operator ID (OpusCapita Solutions Oy): E204503
Business ID: 0245422-5
VAT number: FI02454225

We are unfortunately unable to process invoices sent by post or email. Any paper invoices that we receive are returned to the sender unpaid. If you do not have your own e-invoicing system, you can use the central government’s Basware Supplier Portal to draw up and send invoices. The service is currently provided free of charge.

Instructions for creating an account and using the portal on the State Treasury’s website.

The Finnish Government’s Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet) also answers questions relating to the use of the e-invoicing service. The telephone number is +358 (0)29 556 3700 and the email address is [email protected]