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How to claim organ donation sickness allowance

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Visit the OmaKela e-service to give your consent to receive messages, letters and decision notices from us electronically. You will be notified by text message or e-mail whenever you have new mail in OmaKela.

Do as follows if you wish to give up paper documents

Claiming online is quick and easy

Send the application and supporting documents online. Log in to the e-service using your online banking codes or a mobile certificate.

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  1. Submit your claim online. Please note that the e-service is available in Finnish and Swedish only.
  2. Scan or take a photo of the supporting documents and send them over the internet. Enclose with the claim:
    • A medical certificate on form A stating the organ or tissue being donated and the period of work incapacity caused by the examination or donation, and
    • a statement detailing the examinations undertaken unless described in the medical certificate.
  3. Visit our e-service to see if your application has been decided, how much you will get and when you will be paid.

Alternatively you can complete and print out a paper claim form (SV 8e, PDF). Mail your application along with the supporting documents to Kela, PL 10, 00056 KELA.

When to claim

Apply for within 2 months of the beginning of the period in which you suffered loss of income.

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