Contact information

The National Library of Finland
Legal Deposit Office
PO Box 15
00014 University of Helsinki

Phone (information): 02941 44321 weekdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon (from 1 June to 31 August, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.)

Small legal deposit deliveries can be brought directly to the Legal Deposit Office at Yliopistonkatu 1 (Google Maps) (weekdays 9.00 to 12.00, other times on agreement) (from 1 June to 31 August, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.). Please use the buzzer on the right-hand side of the entrance and note that it may take a while for the Legal Deposit Office to answer.

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Postal deliveries

When placing an order through the Posti website to send a parcel, please note the following:

  1. 1. When entering recipient details, please select Send a parcel and then To a Posti outlet. No additional services subject to a fee are required, but you cannot send a parcel for collection from a parcel locker.
  2. 2. In the SMS field under Notice of arrival, enter the phone number of the National Library porters, 050 448 7050.

At a Posti outlet, parcels should be sent as a regular parcel even though the address is a PO Box. The University of Helsinki/ The National Library has a business service agreement with Posti on delivery of items to the destination address.

When using the SmartShip service intended for businesses, choose Postal Parcel as the service on the Shipments form to ensure your parcel can be sent using a PO Box address. Under SMS-number on the form, enter the phone number of the National Library porters, 050 448 7050.


Large deliveries

All large legal deposit deliveries must be made (by vehicle only) via the Kluuvi service tunnel to the underground reception point of legal deposit copies of the National Library. The reception point is open on weekdays from 9.00 to 14.00 (until 17.00 on agreement).

Location of the reception point:

The National Library of Finland
Reception of materials
Puutarhakatu 1, Kluuvin tunneli (Kluuvi service tunnel)
00100 Helsinki

The Kluuvi service tunnel can be accessed at Puutarhakatu 1 (Google Maps) (red arrow on the map above). The entrance to the National Library is located approximately 300 metres from the Kluuvi service tunnel entrance, on the left-hand side of the tunnel. For instructions on driving in the tunnel, please call the porters on 050 448 7050 (weekdays from 9.00 to 16.00).



Newspapers are delivered to the Centre for Preservation and Digitisation in Mikkeli:

The National Library of Finland
Mikkeli Unit
Saimaankatu 6
50100 Mikkeli