Work in Finland

For jobseekers and Employees

Finland is one of best places in the world to live and work. The Finnish labour market and Finland’s workplaces operate on a foundation of equality and fairness. On these pages, you will find the keys to starting work and living in Finland.

Before moving to Finland 

On arrival in Finland 

When you work in Finland 

Living in Finland 

Frequently asked questions 

Work in Finland video: Adam, Entrepeneur (YouTube, 2:55 min) 


For employers

Does your company need an employee from abroad? It is necessary to plan international recruitment with great care. On these pages, you will find the keys to successful recruitment.

» Recruitment from abroad 

» Employee’s residence permit and registration 

» Employment matters 

» Recognition of foreign qualifications 

» Foreign trainee  

» Posted worker 

» Settling in Finland 

» Checklist for foreign recruitments 

» Support for recruiting from Europe 

» Team Finland brings together all state-funded internationalisation services 

Expert in elderly care from Bangladesh:
"Finland is as beautiful as a picture"