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Finland Society volunteers advise expatriate seniors

8.3.2022 Volunteer network to support expatriate seniors The Finland Society’s expert and counseling services advice and guide Finns in various life situations, whether they are moving...
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Data collection for the International Talent Finland Research Project begins: Let’s hear the voice...

31.1.2022 The International Talent Finland Research Project, launched in the fall of 2021, is looking into how to make Finland an inviting, engaging and attractive...

Restrictions on entry at Finland’s external borders imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will...

Updated 23.6.2022 As of July 1, border checks will return to pre-pandemic procedures. This means that third-country (from non-EU and non-Schengen countries) arriving in Finland will...
Minisrer of Interior Krista Mikkonen

New strategy on expatriate Finns

17.12.2021 Finland’s strategy on expatriate Finns for 2022–2026 has been published on 13 December, 2021. The Ministry of the Interior invited all Finns living abroad...

Independence Day greeting from the President of the Republic of Finland to Finnish expatriates...

    MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF FINLAND Dear Friends, The past year has again been exceptional. Concerns and restrictions caused by the pandemic have continued to...

EU Digital Covid Certificate and traveling during the pandemic

Published 24.9.2021, updated 14.12.2021 EU Digital Covid Certificate Finland began using the EU Digital Covid Certificate during the summer of 2021. The document includes a certification...

Going on a trip? Remember 5 T’s i.e. ‘high five’ before your journey

Published 28.6.2021, updated 2.12.2021 ❗️1. Travel recommendations: Read Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ travel tips and guidance on travelling. ❗️2. Travel notification: File a travel notification at matkustusilmoitus -system...

The fees for Finnish passports and identity cards issued abroad will increase as of...

26.11.2021 The fees for passports and identity cards issued by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finnish missions abroad will increase starting on 1.1.2022 as...
Adult high schools and programs are also an excellent way to attend high school outside Finland.

Remote paths for students in Finland

Expatriate Finns are interested in a variety of opportunities for remote studies in Finland. There are plenty of alternatives available, but it’s not always...

Expatriate Finns’ banking services in Finland

The Finland Society’s Information Services have received many queries from expatriate Finns about banking. Many expatriates feel that the basic banking service obligation in...