Unemployment

Once you know that you will lose your job, register as a job seeker via E-services no later than your first day of unemployment. After that, you can apply for unemployment security from Kela or your unemployment fund.

A new customer service model for job seekers was introduced on 2 May 2022 in TE Offices and local government pilots. As a job seeker, you receive close support from the beginning of your job search through individual and regular meetings. 

Read tips on how to search for jobs, and study the instructions at Job Market Finland. Log in and create your own job applicant profile. This will help you get job recommendations that are right for you, and employers can also contact you

Register as a job seeker

You can easily register as an unemployed job seeker in the E-services of TE services.

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