The following licences and notifications are related to activities in the chemical field:
| Activity || Permit, notification or registration || Authority responsible |
| Biocide || National approval application of biocidal pesticides, antifouling products or wood preservatives and slimicides during the transitional period || Tukes |
| Plant protection products || Approval of a plant protection product/preparation and parallel import product as well as research and development trial permit || Tukes |
| Manufacture and import of chemicals || Notification of chemical information to Tukes' chemical products register, Environmental permit || |
Municipal environmental protection committee
| Handling and storage of dangerous chemicals || Licence to a production plant engaged in large-scale industrial handling and storage || Tukes |
The requirements set out in EU legislation must also be taken into account. See, for example, the website for the chemical information service, provided by Tukes (in Finnish).
In certain professions, a person must fulfil certain professional qualification requirements stipulated in legislation. Requirements may refer to training and/or professional experience or passing certain examinations.