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Finnish Social and Health Data Permit Authority Findata promotes secondary use of Finnish social and health care data, facilitates data permit processing and improves data protection for individuals.

News

Malfunction in Findata’s application system messages

13.01.2022
A malfunction has been detected in our application system, which has prevented… Read more Malfunction in Findata’s application system messages

Permit and decision fees for 2022

03.01.2022
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has issued a payment decree… Read more Permit and decision fees for 2022

How to ensure efficient and secure use of health data beyond borders? France and Finland collaborating to find answers

23.11.2021
The first two national centralized health data platforms in Europe, the French… Read more How to ensure efficient and secure use of health data beyond borders? France and Finland collaborating to find answers

Services

Data permits

We issue permits and deliver the data to those in need of data resources from a number of different controllers.

Apply for a data permit

Data requests

You can apply for statistical level data from us by submitting a data request.

Submit a data request

Kapseli remote access

Kapseli is a secure, remote access environment for processing data in accordance with the data permits.

Read more about Kapseli

What is Findata?

We are a one-stop shop for the secondary use of health and social data.

Read more about our operations

Application and decision statistics 10 January 2022

Applications received: 632

  • Data permits: 356
  • Data requests: 61
  • Amendment applications: 215

Decisions taken: 438

  • Positives: 321
  • Negatives: 1
  • Lapsed: 108
  • Administrative transfer: 8

Open applications: 194

  • In process: 77
  • Pre-screened: 32
  • In pre-screening: 15
  • Pending: 70

Unfortunately we have a queue, see the estimated queuing times below

Data permits: approximately 7 months, pre-screened approximately 1-2 months
Data requests: approximately 5 months
Amendment applications: approximately 2 months

For more information about the handling process, see: Processing of applications and data.