Service charges of the Library of Parliament

All services are free of charge to core customers.

The Library's core customers are: Members of Parliament, parliamentary officials, parliamentary groups' offices, Members of the European Parliament, other parliaments, Office of the President of the Republic and Finnish Government.

Free services

  • use of collections and catalogues, borrowing and library card
  • reservations and notices
  • self-service electronic information sources
  • individual enquiries and checks and brief information searches
  • advice concerning information searches and the use of information sources
  • open information management training
  • interlibrary loans
  • loans to post-graduate researchers in the fields of parliamentary information, legal information or social and political information
  • library presentations for groups
  • public documents in electronic form delivered by e-mail
  • copies, printouts and scanned documents up to the limit specified by the Library

​Services subject to charges

​Extensive information searches and/or special

– customers will be informed of charge in advance
– delivery period maximum 3 days + mailing or by agreement

€ 50 / hour

​Scanning and digitizing of archive material

– material protected by copyright is not digitised

€ 50 / hour or according to the difficulty of the task

​Copies made by the library

– 60 pages tops
– delivery period maximum 3 days (+ mailing)

1–20 pages = € 0
21–40 pages = € 11
41–60 pages = € 22

​Charge for lost or damaged work.

€ 60 or according to invoice

​Only charges over € 10 are collected.


– You can freely print out parliamentary and legislation material (Finlex) from a dedicated customer computer.