Kela produces benefit guides and leaflets covering the entire range of social security benefits available from Kela. Some brochures are available in Finnish and Swedish only, but some are translated to English and other languages.
These publications are available online in PDF format. To view them, you must have installed Adobe® Reader® (available as a free download on the Adobe website).
Home and family (PDF, 435 KB)
Benefits for families with children and housing allowances
Health and Rehabilitation (PDF, 579 KB)
Compensation for illness and daily allowances, rehabilitation and disability benefits
Studying (PDF, 150 KB)
Financial support for students and allowances for military conscripts
Unemployment (PDF, 373 KB)
Financial support for the unemployed
Pensions and retirement (PDF, 322 KB)
Pension security, housing allowance and care allowance
Moving to or away from Finland (PDF, 556 KB)
How to get into the Finnish social security system and what happens when you move from Finland to another country?
|Guide to benefits (PDF, 478 KB)Overview of Kela benefits|
Child Maintenance Allowance (PDF, 53 KB)
Kela - the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (PDF, 601 KB)
Social Security in Finland (PDF 1,07 MB)
Posting abroad (PDF, 494 KB)
Rehabilitation - Towards a Better Life (PDF, 987 KB)
Rehabilitaton Development Programme 2015
Payment dates for Pensions (starging October 2013) (PDF, 116 kt)