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Åland tax border declaration - identification and authorisation 

Åland tax border declarants (ALA declarants) can use Suomi.fi identification and authorisations or a Katso ID. We recommend using Suomi.fi identification whenever possible.

Who cannot as of yet use Suomi.fi identification and authorisations? Read more: How to identify yourself and grant authorisations

See below the alternatives for how you as an ALA declarant or representative can start using Suomi.fi identification and authorisation in Åland tax border declarations. First, click on either “Companies” or “Representatives”, and then select a suitable option below.

 

What should be done?

The company does not need to do anything.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

What should be done?

The CEO should grant the employee who submits customs declarations the authorisation to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs into Suomi.fi e-Authorizations with their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects “Acting on behalf of a company”.
  3. The CEO selects “Grant a mandate”.
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type from a list: Mandate for transactions
  5. The CEO enters the personal identity code of the employee under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that the employee is authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

What should be done?

The CEO should grant this employee the right to authorise other employees of the company, as well as themselves, to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs in to Suomi.fi e-Authorizations using their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects "Acting on behalf of a company".
  3. The CEO selects "Grant a mandate".
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type as: Right to grant a mandate, which authorises a person to grant themselves and others mandates for transactions
  5. The CEO enters the personal identity code of the employee under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that the employee is authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct.
  9. The employee authorised by the CEO grants mandates to other employees who submit ALA declarations. The employee can also authorise themselves.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

 

What should be done?

The CEO should grant the company representative (an accounting firm or a forwarding agency) the mandate to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs into Suomi.fi e-Authorizations with their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects “Acting on behalf of a company”.
  3. The CEO selects “Grant a mandate”.
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type from a list: Mandate for transactions
  5. The CEO enters the business ID of the representative under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that the representative is authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

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What should be done?

The CEO of the representative should grant themselves the mandate to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs into Suomi.fi e-Authorizations with their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects “Acting on behalf of a company”.
  3. The CEO selects “Grant a mandate”.
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type from a list: Authorisation for representation
  5. The CEO enters their own personal identity code under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that they are authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

What should be done?

The CEO of the representative should grant the employee who handles customs declarations the mandate to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs into Suomi.fi e-Authorizations with their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects “Acting on behalf of a company”.
  3. The CEO selects “Grant a mandate”.
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type from a list: Authorisation for representation
  5. The CEO enters the personal identity code of the employee under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that the employee is authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

 

What should be done?

The CEO should grant this employee the right to authorise other employees of the company, as well as themselves, to submit ALA declarations.

  1. The CEO logs in to Suomi.fi e-Authorizations using their own online banking ID codes, a mobile certificate or certificate card.
  2. The CEO selects “Acting on behalf of a company”.
  3. The CEO selects “Grant a mandate”.
  4. The CEO selects the mandate type as: Representative’s right to grant a mandate, which gives a person the right to grant themselves and others mandates for transactions
  5. The CEO enters the personal identity code of the employee under Parties.
  6. The CEO selects the tasks that the employee is authorised to do: Declaration of value-added tax on imports from and to the Åland Islands
  7. The CEO specifies the period of validity for the mandate.
  8. The CEO receives a summary and confirms that the details in the summary are correct.
  9. The employee authorised by the CEO grants mandates to other employees who submit ALA declarations. The employee can also authorise themselves.

Process flowchart about authorisation. The image content can be found as text on this page.

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