Identification at Job Market Finland

As a rule, you can identify yourself at Job Market Finland through national E-identification. For users who do not have the possibility of strong identification, an alternative email login is available.

At Job Market Finland, users can browse information content and jobs without logging into the service. However, when a user wants to create a job applicant profile or publish a job posting, they must identify themselves at Job Market Finland. As a rule, identification takes place using the e-identification service. If the user is a citizen of an EU country other than Finland, they can use eIDAS identification as their primary identification method, which can also be accessed through online identification. 

If the user does not have access to E-identification, the user can log in to the service using email login. With email login, the user can create a job applicant profile and apply for suitable jobs, but they cannot use the services provided by the authorities or employers or report household jobs. identification E-identification is a national, strong identification service that enables clients to log in to Finnish public administration electronic services. The identification is used in all services where the user's identity must be verified. After identification, the use of electronic services is secure. 

As a rule, identification at Job Market Finland takes place through the service. You can log in to Job Market Finland with Finnish online banking codes, Mobile ID, or a certification card. In addition, foreigner's identification methods are used.  

In other words, you can identify yourself in Job Market Finland with 

  • Finnish online banking codes, 
  • Mobile ID, 
  • certification card, 
  • means of identification of other countries authorised for cross-border identification in Europe.

The service offers a wide range of ways for identification. However, there are especially international experts who cannot identify themselves using Finnish or foreign identification methods. For them, Job Market Finland offers the alternative email login.

Alternative email login

Note! The previously used Sinuna authentication has been discontinued and replaced by email login. If you have created a job applicant profile using Sinuna authentication, your profile information will be preserved in the new login method if you use the same email address.

For those Job Market Finland users who do not have the possibility of strong identification, alternative email login is available. The email login is based on a one-time access code that is sent via email. The user's privacy is guaranteed, as the email login does not collect or pass on any additional information about the user. 

At Job Market Finland, email login is only intended for those who do not have the possibility of strong identification.

A user identified through email login can

  • create a job applicant profile, 
  • receive job suggestions based on the profile data, and 
  • share the job applicant profile in the EURES service.

As electronic communication with authorities in Finland requires strong identification, it is not available for email login users. It is also not possible to copy the job applicant profile to authority procedures for those who have logged in using their email address. The creation of a job posting for household employers has also been excluded from users identified through email login. If a user uses the email login to create a job applicant profile and later wants to switch to E-identification, the existing information will not be transferred and must be recreated.

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