Legislation and instructions

Legislation and regulation on food hygiene proficiency:

There are more detailed instructions on the organisation of proficiency tests, issuing of proficiency certificates, the other duties of proficiency testers and on the usage of the database system of questions in Eviras instruction on the activities of the proficiency examiner (16020) in Finnish or Swedish.



  • Several different acts and decrees regulate food handling, storage, transport, sale, serving etc. The legislation is found in the Finlex database on Finnish acts and decrees www.finlex.fi
  • Enterprise Finland > Permits for the business