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Instructions and information about the Kanta Services and using the MyKanta online service.

Data in Kanta

With the Kanta Services, the patient’s information is always up-to-date and available in a treatment situation. You can browse this data yourself in MyKanta. Kanta is beneficial to you even if you don't use information technology yourself. Smooth flow of information in the healthcare services enables better standard of treatment.


All your health records and electronic prescriptions in one place. MyKanta is a citizens’ own online service where you can browse your own health records and your medication recorded by healthcare services.

COVID-19 Certificate

The EU Digital COVID Certificate has two functions. It serves as a COVID-19 passport in Finland and can also be used when travelling. You can download it from MyKanta.

Acting on behalf of someone else

You can act on behalf of another person, e.g. a child or an elderly person, in the healthcare service and pharmacies in different ways. Further information about acting on behalf of someone is available from healthcare units and pharmacies.

Young people

This page contains information for young people about MyKanta.


Be sure to take medicine prescriptions with you when travelling. You can present them at Customs to prove that you have the right to bring along your personal medication. When travelling abroad, keep the medicines in their original packaging and pack them in the hand luggage.