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Article 14(2), first indent - Names and addresses of the competent receiving or transmitting authorities

Click on the below link to view all competent authorities related to this Article.
List of competent authorities

Article 14(2), second indent - Receiving and transmitting authorities' geographical areas of jurisdiction

The Ministry of Justice and the Legal Aid Offices are competent throughout Finland.

Article 14(2), third indent - Available methods of receiving applications

Applications may be delivered to the receiving authority in person or sent by post, fax or, under certain conditions, by e-mail (further information available from

Article 14(2), fourth indent - Languages that may be used for completion of the application

The receiving authority will accept applications in Finnish, Swedish or English.

Last update: 14/03/2024

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