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Kela's benefits for pensioners

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Pensions from Kela provide economic security during old age and inability to work if your earnings-related pension is small or you do not have one.

Kela’s benefits for pensioners are:

  • national pension
  • guarantee pension
  • pension assistance
  • housing allowance for pensioners
  • child increase
  • front-veteran’s supplement
  • care allowance for pensioners

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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