New Katso IDs cannot be created Dec 1 2020 onwards
The following functions are no longer available:
- Set up Katso ID
- Upgrade a Sub-ID
- Transfer Master User privileges to self
- New Sub-ID
- New Master User
If you have problems printing the one-time password list, you can also print it through the “Passwords and Locked IDs” feature on the front page. Confirm your identity electronically by personal network banking ID, mobile certificate or certificate card.
Use of Katso service will be discontinued
Katso identification and authorisation will gradually be discontinued and each authority will communicate information about the changes taking place in its own e-services.
More information on the dates of the changes and the required measures will be available on the website of the authority providing the e-service in question.
Electronic filing services
The Finnish Centre for Pensions
Ministry for foreign affairs of Finland
City of Helsinki
The Unemployment Insurance Fund
The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities
Ministry of Defence
Finnish security intelligence service
- The Katso service had, on 31 December 2019, organizations 440,170 registrations and Katso IDs 477,400 issued.
- At present, the Katso identification code permits the user to sign in to 104 different e-services.
- In 2017, 11,3 million sign-in events to e-services with Katso IDs were recorded.