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) 


Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic Finland is restricting cross-border traffic. For further information about corona and worker mobility visit

For employers

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

» Recruitment from abroad 

» Employment matters as they relate to foreign workers

» Recognition of foreign qualifications 

» Foreign trainees  

» Posted employees to Finland

» Support for foreign employees

» 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"