Accessibility Statement

Welcome, this is the accessibility statement of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland’s Accessibility Monitoring Unit. The website is governed by the Act on the Provision of Digital Services, which requires that public online services must be accessible. This accessibility statement applies to the website, was prepared on 3 June 2020 and updated 17 October 2023. It is based on the Finnish version of the web site,, and its accessibility evaluation assessed by a third party and the Accessibility Monitoring Unit itself.

Accessibility status of the digital service

Partially meets the accessibility requirements.

Non-accessible digital service content (according to WCAG criteria)

  • Main Navigation, menus cannot be closed without removing the mouse focus from the link text

    In the main navigation, hovering over the link text opens a menu that cannot be closed without moving the pointer away from the link text. You can close the menu by clicking the arrow next to the link text.

    Accessibility requirements not met

    • 1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus
  • There are shortcomings in the instructions for the accessibility tool’s selection buttons

    Not all help texts for the selection buttons on the first and third pages of the Accessibility Statement tool have been programmatically linked to the selection buttons.

    Accessibility requirements not met

    • 1.3.1 Info and Relationships
  • Visible label or instructions missing from search field

    The page header contains a search field that has no visible label or instructions. The search field contains a placeholder text and a magnifying glass icon as a button (search), which together attempt to tell the purpose of the input field.

    Accessibility requirements not met

    • 3.3.2 Labels and instructions

Accessibility Feedback

Use this online form to provide accessibility feedback or email us at

Supervisory authority

If you notice any accessibility issues on the site, please provide feedback to us first, that is, to the site administrator. We will reply within 14 days. If you are not satisfied with our response or do not receive any response within two weeks, you can file a report with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The page of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland contains a detailed description of how the report can be filed and how the matter will be processed.

Contact details of the supervisory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland, Accessibility Monitoring Unit
telephone (switchboard): +358 295 016 000<7a>

We work continuously to improve the accessibility of this site

This website was published on: 6 June 2022.