Contact information

The claims handling process of the Patient Insurance Centre is handled completely in writing and our customer service can be contacted by telephone. 

Postal and street address

Postal address for claims
Patient Insurance Centre
P.O. Box 1

Street address and postal address in matters other than claims
Patient Insurance Centre
Itämerenkatu 11–13
FI-00180 Helsinki

Customer service numbers

The customer service numbers of the Patient Insurance Centre serve on weekdays from 12 noon to 3 pm. The call costs the same as a regular mobile phone call. Please note that it is not possible to send text messages to the numbers.

Injuries and claims

tel. +358 40 450 4590

Loss of income and pensions

tel. +358 40 450 4505


Enquiries of healthcare professionals and member companies about insurance obligations

tel. +358 40 450 4545

E-mail address

The e-mail addresses of the personnel of the Patient Insurance Centre in the format 

Please note that the Patient Insurance Centre does not have a generic e-mail address in use, such as a registry address. Documents or clarifications that contain personal data must not be sent to the e-mail addresses of our employees.

Submit documents to the Patient Insurance Centre electronically

You can submit documents and additional information related to your claim, such as appendices to your notice of injury or a response to an invitation to a hearing, to the Patient Insurance Centre electronically at the address:

  • Electronic submissions become possible after the Patient Insurance Centre has started processing your claim and has issued a claim reference number for your case.
  • You will need to verify your identity with the Signicat service. For this, you need your online banking credentials or a mobile ID, and the claim reference number of your case. The claim reference number can be found on the confirmation letter or decision sent to you by the Patient Insurance Centre. The format of the reference number is PO-yyyy-nnnn-nnn, for example PO-2012-1234-123. 
  • Please use the service between 6 am and 10 pm, since there may be maintenance breaks in the system of the Patient Insurance Centre during the night.

Problems with electronic submission: If you encounter technical problems when filling out and submitting the electronic form, send e-mail to PVK.lomaketuki(@) This e-mail address will only serve you in technical issues related to the use of electronic services from 9 am to 3 pm.

Submit attachments electronically

The allowed file formats for attachments are pdf, doc, docx, gif, jpeg, jpg, txt, xls, xlsx and png. The aggregate file size of the attachments may not exceed 15 MB. If the maximum attachment size is exceeded, you will receive an error message. The program will automatically delete any attachments whose file size exceeds the prescribed limit. Click the Submit button again to send the form complete with the attachments that do not exceed the prescribed limit to the recipient. Send the removed files separately using a new form.

We do not provide IT support in the event of a problem with uploading attachments. If you are unable to submit the attachments in the requested file formats, you can print them out and send them by letter to the Patient Insurance Centre (address P.O. Box 1, 00084 VAKUUTUSKESKUS).

Submit documents to the Patient Insurance Centre by mail

You can also deliver additional information, documents or original material related to your claim, such as plaster models or X-ray images, to the Patient Insurance Centre by mail. The Patient Insurance Centre’s postal address for claims is
Patient Insurance Centre, P.O. Box 1, 00084 VAKUUTUSKESKUS. Be sure to always provide the material with the claim reference number, the patient’s name and personal identity code and the sender’s name and address.

Fax 040 450 4694
Business ID 0653261-4