Social security & benefits
When you are working in Finland or move to Finland on a permanent basis, you may be entitled to social security coverage under the Finnish social security system. The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) makes a determination about whether you are entitled to coverage. You may also receive benefits from Kela.
They can provide you with information about social security and benefits and you can both file, and drop off applications at International House Helsinki.
Please bring along the following documents when you visit:
- a passport or valid photo ID
- an employment contract