Whether you are moving to Finland as a single person or with your family, you will have many questions that will need answering. Here you will find an extensive toolkit of reliable and up-to-date information about working and living in Finland.
Start here to begin planning your move and making your transition to Finland that much easier.
Introducing life in Finland
Your guide for living in Finland (infofinland.fi) - a comprehensive guide in 12 languages about moving to and living in Finland
Welcome to Finland guide – A 68-page guide in 13 languages from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland
How to find a job in Finland
Jobs in Finland - Find a list of jobs in Finland
Finding work in Finland – a Job Market
Living in Åland – The autonomous region in the Finnish archipelago
Lapland - Introduction to Lapland
All you need to know about the Finnish taxation system
Coming to work for a Finnish employer
Whether moving to Finland temporarily or permanently, about to start work or looking for work, this guide covers all the basics on social security.
Quick guide when you move to Finland by KELA (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland).
Finnish Immigration Service
Finnish Immigration Service Information on how to apply Eu registration, residence permit etc.
Finnish Immigration Service FAQ
EnterFinland – E-service for submitting your application to the Finnish immigration service (you can also watch a video on how to apply through E-services)
Digital and population data service agency
Digital and population data service agency - registration of municipality of residence, family relations, personal identity code etc.
Suomi.fi –online service
Online service contains information about public services, forms and news released by the public administration.
Licensing and authorisation of social welfare and healthcare professionals
Recognition and international comparability of qualifications
Finnish national agency for education
Those who work in the food industry must have basic knowledge of food hygiene in order to ensure food safety.
A person has to have a hygiene passport if: they work on food premises and handle unpackaged easily perishable foodstuffs.
Food premises are for example cafés, restaurants, fast food restaurants, institutional kitchens, food shops, bakeries and factories producing foodstuffs.
Where to learn Finnish or Swedish
Studying Finnish – how to find Finnish language courses.
Venla – Free Finnish online self-study material