Moving to Oulu
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Here you can find information on the services available in Oulu. Other important information on this topic is available at Moving to Finland.
Registering as a resident
When you move (to Oulu or another location in Oulu), you must register as a resident. You can register at a Digital and Population Data Services Agency in Oulu.
Digital and Population Data Services Agency, Oulu
If you have already lived in Finland, you can also submit a notification of the move either at a post office or online.
Read more: Registering as a resident
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Residence permit problems
If there are problems or issues related to your residence permit, you can contact the Finnish Immigration Service.
Albertinkatu 4, 90100 Oulu.
Futher information: Residence permit problems
In Oulu, there are different services to help you settle, find work and learn the language. Such services include, for example, the initial assessment (alkukartoitus), integration plan (kotoutumissuunnitelma) and integration training (kotoutumiskoulutus). If your family members move to Finland with you, they may also be entitled to these services.
Further information: Integration