Contacting the Ministry Registry

  1. Contact details of the Ministry Registry
  2. Submissions for consideration by the Ministry
  3. Archiving

1. Contact details of the Ministry Registry

E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +358 295 34 2001 (9.00–15.00)
Postal address: Ministry of Transport and Communications, PO Box 31, FI-00023 Government

Documents addressed to the Ministry of Transport and Communications can be delivered to the government's mail distribution centre, address: Ritarikatu 2 B, Helsinki (open from 8.00 to 16.15).

2. Submissions for consideration by the Ministry

If you would like to submit a matter for consideration by the Ministry, you can send a document, such as a letter or an application, to the Ministry Registry. Only matters that can be considered without an official signature can be submitted through email. You will receive a reply to your email acknowledging the receipt of your message.

Under the Act on the Openness of Government Activities everyone has the right of access to an official document in the public domain. Furthermore, everyone has the right, under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, to receive confirmation as to whether personal data relating to him or her are processed by the Ministry and, if these personal data are processed, the right to verify the data in the Ministry’s registers and documents and, when necessary, to request rectification of the data.

3. Archiving

The archives consist of records received or produced at the Ministry in the performance of its duties.

The Ministry records will be kept as follows:

  • documents as of 2015 in the Ministry's case management system
  • documents before 2015 in the National Archives

Information on government working groups, committees, boards, advisory boards and projects, including legislative projects, since 1997 are available on the government website on projects.

A fixed fee is charged for document copies, and the delivery costs are charged separately.

Documents will not be given on loan to private persons or NGOs. It is possible to consult the documents in the Ministry premises at an agreed time.