What changed in 2018?
There have been changes to, for instance, the unemployment benefits and the financial aid for students. The guarantee pension has increased by EUR 15.Read more
How social security has built Finland
Kela is currently celebrating a double anniversary: Finland turns 100 and Kela 80 years. To honor this, our researchers took a vote on the most important social security reforms in Finland.Learn more
The maternity package turns 80 – congratulations!
In Finland, families have enjoyed the maternity package for 80 years already. The maternity package is a Finnish innovation in well-being.Read more
Working Together for Wellbeing
Kela is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its founding under theme Working Together for Wellbeing.Learn more
Delays expected in telephone assistance for students – Kela recommends using the online customer service
34,800 proposals sent out for the repayment of overpaid student financial aid
Kela’s customer service point in Turku will be open 10:30 to 16:00 on 14 February
The Basic Income Experiment will continue for another year – Analysis of the effects will begin in 2019