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Compensation for travel costs for persons liable for non-military service

  • Service
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

The service location can apply for compensation for costs due to journeys for leave if tickets cannot be provided beforehand to the person liable for non-military service. Persons liable for non-military service have a right for free journeys for leave from the assigned accommodation to their respective place of domicile.

Do the following

The service location will provide the tickets before the journey for leave. If tickets cannot be provided beforehand and the person liable for service has to pay for the journey, the costs will be compensated based on the receipts. Then the service location can apply for compensation from the Centre for Non-Military Service.

Use the compensation application form. Attach the original receipts or a written account of the costs.

To whom and on what terms

The service location will request receipts or travel card information to verify the costs before paying the compensation to the person liable for non-military service.

The service location can apply for compensation for costs due to journeys for leave if it has not been possible provide the tickets beforehand.

Applications period:

  • Costs between 1 January and 30 June should be applied for by 15 July
  • Costs between 1 July and 31 December should be applied for by 15 January

Applications are processed in approximately one month from the date of receipt or, if the application is not complete, after the applicant has supplied the necessary documents and clarifications.

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byCentre for Non-Military Service
Responsible for the serviceCentre for Non-Military Service
Area Whole Finland
Available languageFinnish
Text edited by: Centre for Non-Military Service
Updated: 5/20/2020