Työ ja yrittäjyys Rovaniemellä

Employment and entrepreneurship in Rovaniemi

This page provides information on services in Rovaniemi. You can find general information about work and entrepreneurship in Finland from the InfoFinland.fi pages Work and enterprise

Where can you get help with your job search?

Read more Getting a job

Lapland Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office)

If you are unemployed and are looking for a job, you should register as an unemployed jobseeker at Lapland's Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office). You can register as an unemployed job seeker electronically via the My Services online portal or by telephone. You may be entitled to integration training organised through the TE Office.

If you are not able to sign-in to the My Services portal or wish to discuss things over the phone, you can receive information, advice, guidance and support for online services from the National Telephone service.

Service in Finnish +358 (0)295 025 500
Service in Swedish +358 (0)295 025 510
Service in English +358 (0)295 020 713
Service in Russian +358 (0)295 020 715

You will need to make an appointment in advance to access the Lapland TE Office’s customer services. You can use the same customer services user account to access services through the TE Office services and independently. Should you need it, advice on how to use the online services is available.

Lapland Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office)
Rovaniemi Office
Valtakatu 16
P.O. Box 1000
FI-96200 Rovaniemi
E-mail address: kirjaamo.lappi(at)te-toimisto.fi

The TE Office website provides information and videos intended to assist you when applying to be an unemployed jobseeker, choosing a career, education and training, and unemployment benefit in several languages.

linkkiTE Services:
My ServicesFinnish | Swedish

linkkiTE Services:
Immigrant integration services Finnish | Swedish | English

linkkiTE Services:
Information and videos for immigrants Finnish | Swedish | English

Youth advice service

If you are under the age of 30, you can access information, advice, and guidance services via the City of Rovaniemi’s youth advice service.

linkkiCity of Rovaniemi:
Youth advice service Finnish

Starting a business

ELY Centre

You will find basic information about setting up a company via the Lapland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre). The basic advice service is free of charge. You will need to make an appointment in advance to access the advice service.

Lapland ELY Centre
Business Development Services
Hallituskatu 3 B
FI-96101 Rovaniemi

Business Development Advisor
Tel. +358 (0)29 503 7141

ELY Centre
Read more Starting a Business

Business Rovaniemi

Business Rovaniemi provides information on starting a business. If you wish to receive advice tailored to your specific needs, you will need to make an appointment in advance.

Business Rovaniemi
Ainonkatu 1
FI-96200 Rovaniemi
Tel. +358 (0)40 120 6644
Email Address: info(at)businessrovaniemi.fi

linkkiBusiness Rovaniemi:
Business RovaniemiFinnish | English


Rovaniemi Tax Office

You will require a tax card in order to work and be paid wages. You can get a tax card by visiting the local tax office or by ordering a tax card from the Tax Administration website. To do this, you will first need to have a Finnish bank's online banking ID and password, a mobile certificate, or a Katso ID and password.

Tax Administration
Rovaniemi Office
Hallituskatu 5 C (2nd Floor)
FI-96100 Rovaniemi
Nationwide telephone service +358 (0)29 512 000.

linkkiTax Administration:
Taxation Finnish | Swedish | English | Russian | Estonian

linkkiTax Administration:
MyTax e-ServiceFinnish | Swedish | English

Read more Taxation.