X-Road Between Finland and Estonia

Estonia and Finland are the first two nations in Europe to develop a joint data exchange platform based on Estonia’s X-Road, which allows databases in both countries to interface, assist with cross-border services, and make e-services accessible to Estonian and Finnish citizens.

In Estonia, the entire process is operated by the Information System Authority (RIA), and in Finland by VRK, the Population Register Centre, which is subject to the finance ministry. According to RIA, even entrepreneurs operating in Latvia have started discussing the option of using e-services in Latvia.

X-Road, which has been used in Estonia since 2001, is a layer of services organising data exchange between agencies, thereby granting citizens and public servants access to state databases as one integrated entity. In Estonia, over a million queries for information are submitted via X-Road daily.


Visit the e-Estonia Showroom

Visit the e-Estonia Showroom

The e-Estonia Showroom is an executive briefing centre. Our goal is to inspire global policy makers, political leaders, corporate executives, investors and international media to kick-off the digital transformation by sharing the successful example of e-Estonia and build links to the IT sector.

The e-Estonia Showroom has become a must-see destination and we host over 10,000 international decision-makers every year. Make sure to book your visit in advance using the booking form.

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