Unemployment security

The purpose of unemployment security is to compensate you for the financial losses caused by unemployment.

Register as an unemployed job seeker in order to receive unemployment security. You can register as unemployed in the E-services of TE Services. The different forms of unemployment security include earnings-related unemployment allowance, basic unemployment allowance, and labour market subsidy.  

In the customer service model, as a job seeker, you will be supported right from the start of your job search in meetings that are personal and held regularly.

Are you unemployed or about to become unemployed?

Check out job search tips and rules for applying for unemployment security at Job Market Finland. Sign up and create your own job applicant profile to help you get job recommendations that are right for you. Read more:

I am unemployed or about to be unemployed

Have you been laid off?

When you are laid off, your employment and salary payments are interrupted for a fixed period. Unemployment security can ensure your livelihood during a layoff period. Read more:

I have been laid off

Do you want study?

If you are a student or want to apply for education, you can find advice on how to organize your livelihood and information on different ways to study either full-time or alongside work. Read more:

I want to study

Are you applying for unemployment security?

The point of unemployment security is to compensate for the economic losses that unemployment causes you. The first thing you need to do is register as a job seeker in the E-services of TE Services.Read more:

I am applying for unemployment security

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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