1. Immediately register as an unemployed job-seeker with the TE Office.
    Registration (in Finnish)*
  2. If you meet the work requirement applicable to employees or self-employed persons, you are entitled to basic unemployment allowance.
    Before meeting the work requirement, you are entitled to a means-tested labour-market subsidy.
    KELA – UNEMPLOYMENT
  3. If you need advice on applying for unemployment benefits, please consult the Artists’ Association of Finland (Suomen Taiteilijaseura).

*NOTE: You can contact with TE office and request an appointment or advice in English. Contact