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DOCUMENTS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC LAW - CERTIFACATES

Certificate

EUR

1. Certificate

(The data content of a certificate, drafted on basis of documents, such as genealogy, is based on its intended use.)

30.00

2. Certified copies

 
1 page 20.00
each following page 3.00

3. Certified, rewritten facsimile, excerpt or

extract of document
 
Per page 32.00
A double fee will be charged for documents with a source language other than Finnish or Swedish.  

4. Decisions based on the Personal Data Act

 
Decision for permit 175.00

5. Other fees

 
Invoicing fee 5.00
Customers will be charged for additional postage services, such as COD.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are based on the Decree on fees of the National Archives 1017/2017 issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • The services listed in items 1 and 3 will be delivered in three weeks (section 23.1, Administrative Procedure Act, 434/2003). The services listed in item 2 will be delivered within two weeks, for regular requests, and within one month at the most, for requests requiring special measures (section 14, Act on the Openness of Government Activities, 621/1999.
  • No VAT shall be charged for documents subject to public law. Rectification of decisions pertaining to fees for documents subject to public law can be sought within six months from the date of the decision, in accordance with the provisions in the Administrative Procedure Act.

 

DOCUMENTS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC LAW - INTRE-LIBRARY LOANS

Inter-library loans

EUR

1. Microfilms

 
Each batch of borrowed items in Finland (One batch of borrowed items may contain a maximum of five microfilm rolls or 500 microfilm cards.) 18.00
For each batch of borrowed items that contains both microfilm rolls and microfilm cards (max. five rolls and 500 cards) 28.00
For each batch of borrowed items sent to a foreign address (max. four rolls or 300 cards) 28.00

2. Documents sent by post (archive boxes, bound material, acts)

 
The batches are sent as packages of max. 15 kg  
Per package (max. 15 kg), one-way 20.00
Per package (max. 15 kg), two-way 30.00

3. Documents sent as freight

 
The transport company will invoice the customer for the shipping cots.  

4. Other fees

 
Handling fee (when invoice is sent separately for each batch) 11.50

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are based on the Decree on fees of the National Archives 1017/2017 issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • The delivery time for loans between archives or libraries is one month maximum, apart from loans subject to queues.
  • No VAT shall be charged for documents subject to public law.
  • Rectification of decisions pertaining to fees for documents subject to public law can be sought within six months from the date of the decision, in accordance with the provisions in the Administrative Procedure Act. 

 

SERVICES PROVIDED ON THE BASIS OF THE ACT ON THE OPENNESS OF GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES

Facsimile service

EUR

Regular copies

 

1. Paper copy or document file print-out, size A4 - A3

 
A4 0.65/page
A3 1.30/page
Bound document/page 1.30/page

2. Paper copy or file of a map, drawing or photograph in print-out, size A4 - A3 (original size max. A2)

 
A4 3.00/page
A3 5.00/page
Larger sizes (if the unit has the necessary equipment) 10.00/page

3. Paper copy of microfilm

 
Print-out, size A4 1.00/page
Print-out, size A3 2.00/page

4. Paper copy or file of materials subject to digital archives access permits or access restrictions

 
Print-out, size A4 1.00/page

Copies requiring special measures

 

5. Searching fee

(a search fee, added to the facsimile fees, covers the cost of finding the information and/or removing confidential sections.)

 
No fee for first 30 min.  
Additional fee for each 30 min. or fraction thereof 20.00
The fee will be charged even if the requested document was not found.  

6. Other fees

 
Handling fee for each separate shipment 11.50
Additional fee for COD 4.30
Additional fee for recorded deliveries 6.50

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are based on the Decree on fees of the National Archives 1017/2017 issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • Regular copies will be delivered within one month and copies requiring special measures will be delivered within two months (section 21 b, Archives Act, 831/1994). If the request concerns a matter under consideration by another authority or pertains to the rights, interests or obligations of a natural person or a legal person, the copies will be delivered within two weeks or one month at the most, respectively (section 14, Act on the Openness of Government Activities).
  • No VAT is charged for documents subject to the Act on the Openness of Government Activities.
  • If the party liable to payment finds that there has been an error as defined in Section 34 of the Act on the Openness of Government Activities (621/1999) in the issuance of a fee under the Act on Criteria for Charges Payable to the State (150/1992), said party can request rectification from the authority charging the fee within six months from the date of setting the charge. Complaints against a decision on the request for rectification can be placed as defined in the Administrative Procedure Act by submitting an appeal to a competent Administrative Court as defined in section 12 of the Act. No appeal may be lodged against the Administrative Court’s decision.

 

BUSINESS SERVICES - ADDITIONAL AND SPECIAL COPYING SERVICES

Additional and special copying services

EUR (VAT 0%)

EUR (VAT 24%)

1. Digitisation on storage device

, high quality, original size max. A0 (delivered only at Rauhankatu 17, Helsinki)
   
Digitisation (1 page or corresponding content) 18.55 per file 23.00 per file
Digitisation as hourly charged work 40.00 per hour 49.60 per hour
Storage devices are charged separately (see Appendix).    

2. Self-service copying

   
Microfilm print-outs, A4 0.44 per image 0.55 per image
Scanning of bound documents (Rauhankatu 17, Helsinki) 0.81 per image 1.00 per image

3. Facsimile service supervision fee

(When using an external facsimile service)

35.00 hour/person 43.40 hour/person

4. Other fees

   
Handling fee (added to all chargeable services) 11.50 per batch 14.26 per batch
Additional fee for COD 4.30  
Additional fee for recorded deliveries 6.50  
Note: No VAT is charged for COD and recording to Posti's current price list.    

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices of the facsimile services are based on the Decree on fees of the National Archives 1017/2017 issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • Business services will be delivered within two months (section 21 b, Archives Act).
  • Disputes pertaining to charges on business services will be handled as a civil case in a District Court.

   

BUSINESS SERVICES - OTHER SERVICES

Other services

EUR (VAT 0%)

EUR (VAT 24%)

Handling fee (added to all chargeable business services) 11.50 per batch. 14.26 per batch.

1. Research enquiries

   
Each 30 mins. or fraction thereof 24.19 30.00

2. Training services

   
Prices for each course are given in the National Archives’ training programme (Arkistolaitoksen koulutusohjelma) published yearly on the National Archives Service website.  Those who notify their cancellation less than one week before the beginning of a course will be charged 50% of the course fee. Those not attending a course without notification or an acceptable reason will be charged for the full course fee.      
Tailored courses 1350.00 per day 1674.00 per day
Lectures 190.00 per hour 235.60 per hour
Travel expenses are charged separately.    
Training services are always subject to a written agreement.    

3. Consultation services

   
Consultation, for each hour and fraction thereof 70.00 per hour 86.80 per hour
Special consultation 121.00 per hour 150.04 per hour
Travel expenses are charged separately.    
Consultation services are always subject to a written agreement.    

4. Chargeable material management services

   
Always subject to a written agreement.    
Material sorting, description and digitisation
   
Project management 121.00 per hour 150.04 per hour
Planning and supervising material transfer (projects) 70.00 per hour 86.80 per hour
Project supervision 50.00 per hour 62.00 per hour
Material sorting and description 35.00 per hour 43.40 per hour
Material digitisation 40.00 per hour 49.60 per hour
Preparing digitisation 35.00 per hour 43.40 per hour
Supervising material transfer (chargeable storage) 35.00 hour/person 43.40 hour/person
Costs for material, supplies, screening, transport, etc. are charged separately (see Appendix).    
Material storage subject to a fee
   
New contracts:    
National Archives, Helsinki shelf metres/month  
- Rauhankatu office 1.65 shelf metres/month 2.05 shelf metres/month
- Hallituskatu office 1.65 shelf metres/month 2.05 shelf metres/month
- Siltavuori office 1.50 shelf metres/month 1.86 shelf metres/month
Other offices 1.65 shelf metres/month 2.05 shelf metres/month
Backup microfilm archives
   
Processing microfilms at the backup archives 35.00 per hour 43.40 per hour
Material costs will be charged separately.    

5. Loans to government agencies

   
Handling fee 35.00 per hour 43.40 per hour
Each 30 mins. or fraction thereof  24,80  24,80
Shipment fees for loans of microfilms or documents by mail (Per package (max. 15 kg), one-way) 20,00  
With larger deliveries, the hauling company will charge haulage fees directly from the customer.    

6. Research room deliveries of material in chargeable storage

   
Charge per delivery 11.00 13.64
Invoicing is based on agreements.    

7. Use of premises

(Auditorium, conference facilities or cafeteria)
   
Kansallisarkisto, Helsinki, Rauhankatu 350.00 per day 434.00 per day
Kansallisarkisto, Helsinki, Rauhankatu 175.00 per half a day 217.00 per half a day
Other offices 150.00 per day 186.00 per day
- minimum charge 80.00 99.20

8. Group presentations

   
Normal presentations are free of charge.    
Special presentations (Presentations outside the archives' opening hours or with a special content.) 64.52 per hour 80.00 per hour

9. Publications

   
The prices are listed in a separate catalogue of National Archives Service publications available for sale. Handling fee and postal costs when sending will be added to the fees when invoiced.    

10. Supervision fees

   
Supervision of filming or events at office 35.00 hour/person 43.40 hour/person
Supervision of filming or events at offices after 4:00 pm 52.50 hour/person 65.10 hour/person
Handling fee (added to all chargeable services) 11.50 per batch 14.26 per batch
Additional fee for COD 4.30  
Additional fee for recorded deliveries 6.50  
Note: No VAT is charged for COD and recording to Posti’s current price list.    

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are based on the Decree on fees of the National Archives (1017/2017) issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • Disputes pertaining to charges on business services will be handled as a civil case in a District Court.  

 

APPENDIX TO PRICE LIST (PRICE LIST – MATERIALS AND SEPARATE SERVICES AS FEE-BASED SERVICES)

Materials and separate services

EUR (VAT 0%)

EUR (VAT 24%)

1. Thumb drive

4.05 5.02

2. DVD, incl. sleeves

2.10 2.60

3. Archival boxes

   
- A4 2.5-8 cm 2.00 2.48
- A4 10 cm 2.30 2.85
- A4 12 cm 3.20 3.97
- Folio 2.5 - 6 cm 2.20 2.73
- Folio 8 - 10 cm 2.60 3.22
- Folio 12 cm 4.50 5.58
- Folio 15 cm 7.50 9.30
- Prices of custom-sized boxes as presented in the supplier's price list    

4. Archival boxes (horizontal)

   
- A4 and folio 2.00 2.48
- Prices of custom-sized boxes as presented in the supplier's price list    

5. Protective paper

   
- A4 folded, 200/sheets 30.00 37.20
- Folio folded, 200/sheets 35.00 43.40
- A4 unfolded, 250/sheets 50.00 62.00
- Folio unfolded, 250/sheets 57.00 70.68

6. Device use feels in relation to contract digitisation

   
- Document scanner 750.00 per month 930.00 per month
- Book scanner 900.00 per month 1160.00 per month

7. Charges for destruction and transport of materials will be determined based on the sum invoiced by the service provider.

   

8. Carry media costs for handing over private archives

35.00 per shelf metre 43.40 per shelf metre

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are based on Decree 1017/2017 from the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • Charges for materials and hired equipment relate to the provision of other fee-based services. The prices have been determined on commercial criteria.