Registering for joint testing

Registering for joint testing

Cases of use according to the requirements of joint testing and the purpose of use of the patient information system must have been implemented and tested in the supplier’s own testing and the preliminary tests of the registration form must have been reported to the Kanta Services before the start of the joint testing period.

When registering for joint testing, the information system supplier must send the registration form, THL’s system form (, in Finnish only) and, if necessary, the architecture description at least two months before the joint testing period stated in the publication schedule (in Finnish only) by email to In addition to joint testing according to the publication schedule, Kela organises joint testing aiming for the first certification for the systems that have not yet taken part in joint testing. 

Further information about certification is available on the Certification page.

Joint testing for the Prescription service

Joint testing of the Patient Data Repository 

Joint testing for the Client data archive for social welfare services

New rounds of joint testing can no longer be initiated on the basis of first-stage functionalities. New functionalities can be introduced in stages and partial implementations can also be tested separately.

Table: Joint testing for the Client data archive for social welfare services
Joint testing period 1-6/2021 7-12/2021
Registration before the period, at the latest 12/2020 6/2021

Joint testing of the Archive of imaging data

Joint testing of the Kanta PHR application

Joint testing of Kanta PHR means the verification of internal testing of the application and ensuring its functioning against the client test environment of the Kanta Services. Further information is available on the Integrating an application with Kanta PHR page

The client joins the client test environment in Kanta PHR at the same time as it registers for joint testing.

Workspace for joint testing

The workspace for joint testing of the Kanta Services is called the Partners site. Logging in to the site requires a user ID, which every person taking part in joint testing must have.

The workspace for joint testing has been divided into the entities of the Archive of imaging data, Patient Data Repository, Prescription and the client data archive for social welfare services. Logging in to the workspace takes place through the following links:

Links to the Kumppanit workspaces will direct users to the workspace login page where they will be prompted for their email address and password. After a successful login, users are redirected to the workspace. Users of the Kumppanit workspace receive a new password by email once every four months.

Additional information:

How to request a new user ID

Kela will create new user IDs as needed. Users requesting a new user ID must provide the following information:

  • e-mail address
  • mobile phone number
  • given name
  • family name
  • name of organisation
  • language

Users are requested to send the information to The request must also indicate the specific joint testing for which the user ID will be used.

Last updated 12.08.2021