Esikko project

The changeover to electronic exchange of information within the EU at Finnish government organisations and institutions is coordinated through the Esikko project.

Kela cooperates with the Finnish Centre for Pensions, the Federation of  Workers' compensation center, the Federation of Unemployment Funds in Finland, the Unemployment Insurance Fund, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment as well as the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.

Esikko project materials bank

The materials bank is a website created for the use of the organisations involved in the project and it contains material related to the Finnish EESSI project. Only registered users who have received a user ID and password from Kela can log in to this extranet service.

If you need new user IDs and codes, please contact the Esikko project office by e-mail. The address is Please state your own and your job organisation’s contact information.