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Responsible for the service City of Helsinki – For people moving to Finland

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Welcome Guide is a step-by-step guide on what you need when moving to Finland.

Just answer 2-5 questions and you will get a handy checklist that explains the matters you need to take care of with the public authorities, for example, residence permits and other documents as well as matters that are good to know about living in Finland.

You can use the guide before or upon your arrival to Finland.

The guide is specifically intended for people with a foreign background and their family members who are migrating to Finland for job search, working or studying purposes.

WelcomeGuide is in English.

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The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceCity of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languageEnglish
Text edited by: City of Helsinki
Updated: 3/7/2022