Call Kela

Open weekdays 9–15.

Standard local/mobile network rate, international rate as applicable.

If calling from outside Finland, first dial +358 followed by the telephone number of your choice without the first zero. E.g., Pensioners, +358 20 692 222.

Families, students, unemployed and housing 020 634 2550

  • military or civil service
  • families with children
  • housing
  • social assistance
  • students
  • unemployed

Health and pensions 020 634 2650

  • death of a family member
  • disability
  • European Health Insurance Card
  • Kela card
  • pensioners
  • rehabilitation
  • sickness

International situations 020 634 0200

  • open weekdays 10−15
  • social security when moving to or from Finland
  • other international situations

Phone services in other languages

For customers who do not speak Finnish, Swedish or English.

Phone services in other languages

North Sámi 020 634 0402

  • Tuesday and Thursday 9–11 am
  • Customer service in Inari and Skolt Sámi is available via an interpreter.

Russian 020 6344 901

  • Monday and Wednesday 9–12

Arabic 020 6344 902

  • Tuesday and Thursday at 9–12

Somali 020 634 4905

  • Friday at 10–13