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Employment services & registering as a jobseeker

The TE Office representative at International House Helsinki provides general information and advice on TE (employment) services and instructs on the use of their online services. It is also possible to register as a jobseeker.

There are two ways of registering as a jobseeker:

  1. Via the E-services, if you can sign into the service with online banking codes, a mobile certificate from your mobile operator or a smart ID card and you are a citizen of an EU or EEA Member State.
    E-services in Finnish and Swedish
  2. If you cannot sign into E-services or are a citizen of other countries (and have a residence permit), you must visit the local TE Office or the TE service desk at International House Helsinki.
    TE Offices’ contact information

After the registration, continued contacts with TE services are handled at your local TE Office. For access to other TE services, please contact your local TE Office.


Please note from 4.7 – 31.7 the TE Office service desk at IHH will be closed. During this time you can still contact the TE Office for remote guidance  by telephone, 0295 041 392 (Mon-Fri 9-12.00) or by email, Please do not include any confidential or sensitive information in your emails.

The TE Office’s desk at IHH is open Monday-Friday from 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00. You can visit the service desk without making an appointment.

If you have questions about TE services or registering as a jobseeker, you can send an email to ihh@te-toimisto.fiPlease do not include any confidential or sensitive information in your emails. Confidential and sensitive information should only be sent through a secure network. You can also call their telephone services for personal clients: 0295 020 713 (Mon-Fri 9.00-16.15)


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