Information package for ukrainians in Finland

Local4U team has gathered together useful information for ukrainians who have come to Finland. Through the links you get to websites of different organisations and groups and other useful sites like public transportation and news.

Suomeen saapuminen / arriving to Finland

Maahanmuuttovirasto / Finnish immigration service:

Raja, Finnish border guard:

  • Guidelines for entry into Finland: https://raja.fi/en/guidelines-for-entry-into-finland-2022
  • They give you information about border guidelines
  • From their page you can find information about who you should contact, what documents you need, about COVID restrictions and information and links to finnish immigration service, Police, ministry of the Interior, Occupational safety and health authority in finland and Finnish food authority.

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland:

Avun saanti / Getting help

Ukrainian Association in Finland:

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ukrainian.association.in.finland/?ref=page_internal
  • Home website: https://ukrainians.fi/uk/
  • You don’t know what to do? Get help up here: https://ukrainians-in-finland.org/
  • Official page of the Ukrainian Assoсiation in Finland
  • They offer help straight to Ukraine and for ukrainian people who have come to Finland
  • They use finnish, english and ukrainian
  • They offer helpcenter where you can get: humanitarian aid, consultation, psychological help, translation aid and kid center where children can play and get psychological help.
  • Working hours for visitors from 12:00 to 18:00
  • Address: Teollisuuskatu 9F, Helsinki (Vallila), 4th floor
  • They also coordinate money and goods donations for ukrainian people

Finland for Ukraine:

Commuapp:

Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Finland and Iceland:

Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland

Opiskelu / education, studies

University of eastern finland:

University of Helsinki:

Åbo Akademi University

Maahanmuuttovirasto

Työn saaminen / getting a job

Maahanmuuttovirasto:

InfoFinland:

Job Available

Helsinki

  • Beauticians and Nail technicians in OPI Nailbar Stockmann department store. Please send a  CV and information about yourself via email. English required. [email protected]  www.bmdayspa.fi

Lahti

  • Beautician, Pedicure- or Nail technicians – bm DaySpa in Lahti. Please send a  CV and information about yourself via email. English required [email protected]  www.bmdayspa.fi

Asuminen / living

Maahanmuuttovirasto

Mistä mikäkin löytyy / Where you can find places

  • Google maps is useful for looking for places in Finland

Visit Finland

Local4U

Julkinen liikenne / public transportation

Travelling by buss and train is free to all ukrainians. You have to show your ukrainian passport to the buss driver or the train conductor to be able to travel free.

Trains:

Busses:

Long distance buss line buss companies:

Local buss lines:

Hyödyllisiä sivustoja / Useful websites

YLE, Finnish news website and TV channel:

Missä muita ukrainalaisia on suomessa / Where you can find other Ukrainians who are in Finland

Facebook groups:

Luotettavia sanakirjoja ja käännöskoneita / trustworthy dictionaries and translators

Sanakirja.org

You can find near also:

Toros Tex Mex Restaurant Lahti
Toros Tex Mex Restaurant Lahti
Café Annika, Lahti
Café Annika, Lahti
Experience nature by Kitetirri, Lahti
Experience nature by Kitetirri, Lahti
Gluten free artisan cafe Dois Amores, Hämeenlinna
Gluten free artisan cafe Dois Amores, Hämeenlinna
Asian Restaurant Tang Capital, Lappeenranta
Asian Restaurant Tang Capital, Lappeenranta
Restaurant Wanha Makasiini Bistro, Lappeenranta harbour
Restaurant Wanha Makasiini Bistro, Lappeenranta harbour

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