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Työ ja yrittäjyys Vantaalla

Employment and entrepreneurship in Vantaa

Where to find work?

The TE Office (TE-toimisto) can help you look for work. If you are unemployed and looking for a job, you need to register as a job-seeker at the TE Office. You can register through the online service or in person at the TE Office.

Citizens of the EU member countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland can register as job-seekers through the TE Office’s online service. Citizens of other countries must register in person at the TE Office. Please take along your ID card and residence permit.

Contact information:

Uudenmaan TE-toimisto, Vantaa
Vernissakatu 1
01300 Vantaa

You can find information about TE Office services on the InfoFinland page If you become unemployed. You can find information about looking for work in Finland on the InfoFinland page: Where to find work?

linkkiVantaa Employment and Economic Development Office:
Contact information and servicesFinnish | Swedish

linkkiMinistry of Economic Affairs and Employment:
VacanciesFinnish | Swedish

linkkiMinistry of Economic Affairs and Employment:
Links to recruitment sitesFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiCity of Vantaa:
Support with employmentFinnish | Swedish | English

Help with finding work

Integration Center Monika

Integration Center Monika assists unemployed immigrant women in finding work. You can receive assistance in writing a CV or job application, study everyday Finnish and digital skills.

linkkiMonika-Naiset liitto:
Integration Center MonikaFinnish

Luckan Integration

Luckan Integration is a service that offers individual counselling for immigrants and organises events and groups connected to job-seeking, for example. The events are in English.

linkkiLuckan integration:
Guidance for finding workFinnish | Swedish | English | Spanish

Väestöliitto

The work career mentoring of Väestöliitto, the Family Federation of Finland is meant for educated immigrants. You can get a mentor who will support you with looking for a job or study place or starting a business. The activities are in Finnish.

linkkiFamily Federation of Finland:
Career mentoringFinnish | English

Ohjaamo

If you are under 30 years old, you can get advice and guidance from the Ohjaamo service. Ohjaamo staff can help you if you do not have a job or study place.

linkkiOhjaamo Vantaa:
OhjaamoFinnish

R3 Maahanmuuttajanuorten tuki ry

R3 The immigrant youth support association helps young people with things connected to education and employment. You can find more information on the association’s website.

linkkiR3 immigrant youth support association:
Support for young immigrantsFinnish | English

Setting up a business

Guidance and assistance in establishing a business is provided by the Leija business service centre (Leija yrityspalvelukeskus) and Vantaa Enterprise Agency (Vantaan Uusyrityskeskus), among others.

If you have a business in Vantaa, you can become a member of the Vantaan Yrittäjät association. Vantaan Yrittäjät ry is a lobbying organisation for entrepreneurs, which provides its members with training and advice, among other services. More information is available on the association’s website.

NewCo Helsinki offers advice and help with starting a business in Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Arabic, Estonian, German and Italian.

NewCo Helsinki organises information sessions for immigrants about starting a business in Finnish, English, Russian, Arabic and Estonian. The information sessions are free of charge.

NewCo Helsinki organises entrepreneurship training in Finnish, English and Russian. Some of the courses are intended for people starting a business and some are for people who already have a business. The courses are held in Finnish, English and Russian. You can find more information and enrol on a course on the NewCo Helsinki website.

Uusimaa TE Office (TE-toimisto) provides many different services for new entrepreneurs or people who are considering entrepreneurship. At the Uusimaa TE Office, you can take an entrepreneurship training course and apply for a start-up grant to start a business, for example.

To read more, go to: Starting a business

linkkiNewCo Helsinki:
Services for immigrant entrepreneursFinnish | English

linkkiEnterprise Finland:
Business counsellingFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiVantaa Enterprise Agency:
Business counsellingFinnish | English

linkkiVantaan Yrittäjät ry:
Lobbying organisation for entrepreneursFinnish

Taxation

The customer service of the Metropolitan Area tax office is in Helsinki city centre.

Contact information:
Aleksanterinkatu 9 (Kluuvi)
00100 Helsinki
Tel.: 029 512 000

Immigrants can also use the International House Helsinki service point. At the service point, experts from Kela and the Tax Administration provide guidance for immigrants coming to work in Finland in matters concerning taxation and social security.

Contact information of the International House Helsinki service point:

International House Helsinki
Albertinkatu 25
00180 Helsinki

Read more: Taxation.

linkkiVerohallinto:
Contact informationFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiIn To:
Advice regarding social security and taxationFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiInternational House Helsinki:
IHH – a service point for people moving to Finland English