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If you become unemployed

If you know that you will become unemployed, take immediate action. Register as an unemployed jobseeker at a TE Office at the latest on your first day of unemployment. Apply for the unemployment benefit from Kela or your unemployment fund once you have been unemployed for two weeks.

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When unemployment threatens

If you know or suspect that you will become unemployed, act immediately.

Registering as a jobseeker

If you wish to get unemployment benefits, you must register with the TE Office as an unemployed jobseeker by your first day of unemployment.

Applying for unemployment benefits

After registering with the TE Office as a jobseeker, apply for unemployment benefit from Kela or your unemployment fund after 2 weeks of unemployment.