Service bus identifierFI.GOV.0245437-2.VTJkysely
What does the service offer?
The VTJkysely interface of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency is intended for a situations where your organisation needs the following information from the Population Information System:
Through the VTJkysely interface, you can search the Population Information System in real time for processing in your organisation's information system.
VTJkysely is a service in which the customer's information system sends an individual query to the Population Information System. The Population Information System returns by sending an XML response message to the customer's information system.
This service is available 24/7.
For more information about the search services of the Population Information System, see: https://dvv.fi/vaestotietojarjestelman-hakupalvelut
What do I need to use the service?
The data in the Population Information System is not public, and a precondition for accessing it is always an authorisation granted by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency to the user organisation (an authority, a company or some other organisation) and the user organisation’s commitment to the conditions of the authorisation.
When processing Population Information System data, the Act on the Population Information System and the Certificate Services of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency (661/2009) and the Personal Data Act (523/1999) as well as other legislation and official regulations must be followed.
The data obtained from the Population Information System may not be disclosed to a third party without a case-by-case permission granted by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency.
The user organisation may only save the data obtained from the Population Information System in its own registers if it has a right to do so under the Personal Data Act or other legislation.
The Digital and Population Data Services Agency is entitled to request from the user organisation a written account of their data processing security arrangements, for example when data is transferred across a technical user interface. This account is requested by virtue of section 44 of the Act on the Population Information System and the Certificate Services of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency (661/2009).
What does the service cost?
The use of standardised services is not subject to a fee for the public-law entities defined in section 2 of the Decree on Payments issued by the Ministry of Finance (1063/2014). The Digital and Population Data Services Agency may charge a separate fee for the deployment of the service. Other public-sector entities are charged a fee in accordance with section 3 of the Payment Decree. All public-sector entities will be charged a fee for a separately tailored customer-specific service.
Information services provided for the private sector are charged on the basis of the Population Register Centre's Decision on the Prices of Commercial Services (593/230/2011).
How can I start using the service?
Applications for a permit to access the Population Information System data are submitted electronically in the Digital and Population Data Services Agency's e-service: https://asiointi.vrk.fi. A key issue that should be clarified in the application is the intended purpose for which the data are to be used.
|Maintainer||Digi- ja väestötietovirasto|
|Maintainer phone number||0295 535 001|
|Data Exchange Layer environment (X-Road instance)||FI|
|Organisation type (X-Road member class)||GOV|
|Organisation code (Business ID, X-Road member code)||0245437-2|
|Organisation code (Business ID, X-Road member code)||VTJkysely|
|Access Restriction Level||Public|