Jobseekers toolkit for Finland

Jobseekers toolkit for Finland


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 from the etiquette of taking sauna to establishing your own business. Start here to begin planning your move and making your transition to Finland that much easier.

infoFinland  – a comprehensive guide in 12 languages about moving to and living in Finland

Tips for finding work in Finland – from the Finnish employment service

Why the popularity of Finland is growing

EnterFinland – residence issues explained by the Finnish migration service

Digital and population data service agency - promotes the digitalisation of society, secures the availability of data, and provides services for the life events of its customers

Welcome to Finland guide – A 63-page guide in 13 languages from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland

Finnish customs good to know

Finnish working culture 

Finnish taxation

All you need to know about the Finnish taxation system

Coming to work for a Finnish employer

Social Insurance

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).


You may look for a flat to rent from pages such as –online service

Online service contains information about public services, forms and news released by the public administration

Learning the Finnish language

Studying Finnish online

Studying Finnish – how to find Finnish language courses.

Venla – Free Finnish online self-study material

Extra information

Finterest - web service for travellers in Finland

Expat Finland - an unofficial Finland Guidebook