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About the Service

InfoFinland is a multi-language website providing vital information to people planning to move to Finland and to immigrants already living in the country. The website also helps authorities with multi-language communications. 

InfoFinland offers users reliable information in their own language about moving to Finland, work, studying, housing, education, health, family and leisure activities. The information is being continuously updated.

The InfoFinland website is responsive. It is easy to use with various devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

Use of the website is monitored using cookies. Read more on the page Data protection.

Do not use images from the InfoFinland website without permission.

InfoFinland languages

The languages of the service are Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Estonian, Ukrainian, French, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Persian and Arabic. The language versions are identical in content. A translation agency is responsible for the translations.

InfoFinland also has links to materials that have been published in other languages.

Information about local services

InfoFinland contains information about the services of several municipalities. The links to the municipal websites can be found in the menu of the website and on the Cities page.

Website maintenance

The InfoFinland website is maintained by the City of Helsinki. The InfoFinland editorial team is in charge of updating the sections Moving to Finland, Living in Finland and Information about Finland as well as the information on Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen. The editorial teams of the other member municipalities are responsible for maintaining their own municipal websites.

The contents of InfoFinland are constantly being updated, and we strive to keep the information up to date. The City of Helsinki is not liable if there are errors in the information on the website or in links leading outside the service, for example for technical reasons.

The service for finding Finnish and Swedish language courses is a part of the InfoFinland service.

InfoFinland is funded by the state and partner municipalities.

InfoFinland's Editor-in-Chief is Eija Kyllönen-Saarnio.


The name of the InfoFinland online service used to be Infopankki. The name was changed in November 2018.

The online service was published in 2003 jointly by the Caisa international cultural centre and Helsinki City Library at the City of Helsinki Cultural Office.

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Today, InfoFinland operates at the City of Helsinki Executive Office’s Communications unit.