Living in Finland


Muutto Rovaniemelle

Moving to Rovaniemi

This page contains information about services in Rovaniemi. Other general information on the subject can be found on the page Moving to Finland

If you are moving to Rovaniemi permanently, you must register as a resident of the municipality. You can register at the local register office. Contact information for the local register offices can be found on their website.

Local Register Office of Rovaniemi

Registration of foreigners in Finland
Hallituskatu 5 C
PL 8183
96101 Rovaniemi
(state office building)

Open Mon–Fri 8 am–4:15 pm

When you go to the local register office, please bring along the following:

  • identification (e.g., your passport)
  • residence permit and residence card (if you need a residence permit for Finland)
  • certificate of registration of the right to reside if you are an EU citizen
  • marriage certificate
  • your children’s birth certificates.

Please note that all foreign documents must be legalised.

linkkiLocal register office:
Registration of foreign citizensFinnish | Swedish | English

Kela/Rovaniemi office

Kela card
Hallituskatu 20
96100 Rovaniemi
tel. 020 435 4810 Open Mon–Fri 9 am–4 pm

Rovaniemi Tax Office

Tax card and other tax-related matters
Hallituskatu 3A, 2nd floor
96100 Rovaniemi
tel. 016 367 6000

More information on matters related to taxation: linkkiVerohallinto:
TaxFinnish | Swedish | English