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Kela´s benefits for conscripts and their family members

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Conscripts and their family members may be entitled to a conscript’s allowance.

Kela’s benefits for conscripts are:

  • housing assistance
  • interest payments on student loan
  • general housing allowance

Kela's benefits for family members of conscripts are:

  • housing assistance
  • basic assistance
  • special assistance
  • maintenance assistance
  • general housing allowance

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The benefits provided by Kela are usually available on application only. You can also authorise another person to handle your matters for you. However, reimbursements of medical, pharmaceutical and travel expenses are available as direct on-the-spot reimbursements, with no application required.

You can apply for most benefits online using Kela’s OmaKela e-service. In OmaKela, you can also submit documents supporting your application and report changes, as well as check the status of your application and the payment dates for your benefits.

If you need help, call Kela’s customer service number or visit a Kela service point.

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Text edited by: Kela
Updated: 19/5/2023