INTERNATIONAL HOUSE HELSINKI – Your Entry to Working and Settling in the Helsinki Area

International House Helsinki – Your entry to working and settling in Helsinki area

Want to make your visit to International House Helsinki as quick and easy as possible?

SERVICE ADVISOR will help you get started: it will direct you to the right services and specify which documents you need to bring with you.


International House Helsinki provides a wide range of information and public authority services to meet the needs of international newcomers in the Helsinki metropolitan area. We also offer free advisory and counselling services to employers on issues related to international workforce. View the service menu to learn more about the services available to you.

General information & guidance
EU registration
Registration, personal identity code & change of address
Tax card/number & tax info
Social security and benefits
Info about TE (employment) services & registering as a jobseeker
Pension insurance & A1 certificate from abroad
Employee Rights Advisory Service
Advisory & counselling service for employers

Contact us

General information and guidance for internationals

+358 (0)9 310 111 11


Monday–Thursday 9:00–16:00, Friday 10:00–16:00 

For online information, please visit:

For information on Finnish and Swedish language courses, please visit:


Advisory and counselling service for employers


+358 (0)40 922 5126


For media & stakeholders

+358 (0)40 621 4790


Visit us


Lintulahdenkuja 2 D, (2nd floor), 00530 Helsinki

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Opening hours

Monday–Friday 9:00–16:00 

Please note the following exceptions to regular service hours:

TE Office service desk is closed daily between 12:0013:00.

    The Finnish Centre for Pensions (ETK) is present at the service point from Monday to Wednesday, 9:0012:00 and 13:0016:00.

    News and events

    To suppress the spreading of coronavirus we are limiting over-the-counter services / Koronaviruksen leviämisen ehkäisemiseksi rajoitamme asiointia palvelupisteessä.

    Safety is central in customer service at International House Helsinki during coronavirus pandemic

    Check how coronavirus restrictions affect workforce mobility / Tietoa Koronaviruksen vaikutuksista työvoiman liikkuvuuteen

    Municipality registration process for EU citizens has been updated / EU -kansalaisten kotikunnan rekisteröintiprosessia on päivitetty

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