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
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 68-page guide in 13 languages from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland
Living in Åland – Finnish archipelago
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.
Licensing and authorisation of social welfare and healthcare professionals
Recognition and international comparability of qualifications
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.
You may look for a flat to rent from pages such as
Suomi.fi –online service
Online service contains information about public services, forms and news released by the public administration
Where to learn Finnish or Swedish
Studying Finnish – how to find Finnish language courses.
Venla – Free Finnish online self-study material
Finterest - web service for travellers in Finland
Expat Finland - an unofficial Finland Guidebook