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What is International House Helsinki?


Welcome to the Helsinki capital region! International House Helsinki (IHH) provides a wide range of services, information, and guidance to help international newcomers settle in the Helsinki capital area. We also provide advisory and counseling services for companies and employers related to their international employees. 


Learn more about IHH’s services for international newcomers:


Learn more about IHH’s services for employers.


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International House Helsinki is a service point operated jointly by the cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa, Digital and Population Data Services Agency (DVV), Finnish Tax Administration (Vero), Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela), Finnish Immigration Service, Uusimaa Employment and Economic Development Office, Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, the Finnish Centre for Pensions (ETK) and the Central Organization of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK). International House Helsinki is part of the Finnish Government’s Talent Boost Programme and is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.


Where is International House Helsinki?

Lintulahdenkuja 2 D, (2nd floor), 00530 Helsinki
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Monday–Friday 09.00–16.00

Contact International House Helsinki

General Information and Guidance

The cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa can provide you with general information and guidance.

+358 931 011 111

Monday - Thursday 09.00 - 16.00

Friday 10.00 - 15.00

Contact our IHH Services for Employers

IHH International Recruitment Services

For information about how to broaden your candidate search, funding instruments, and settling-in support for your international employees, please contact our IHH International Recruitment Services.

+358 295 016760 Privacy Statement for IHH International Recruitment Services

Monday - Friday 09.00 - 15.00

IHH Advisory and Counseling Services

For matters related to work-based immigration and residence permits, your employees’ right to work and your obligations as an employer of an international employee please contact our IHH Advisory and Counseling Services.

+358 40 922 5126

Other inquiries

Contact information for media and stakeholders

For operational and further inquiries about International House Helsinki.

+358 40 5423051