How to apply for pension assistance
- Complete and print out the form Application for pension assistance ET 1 (in Finnish). Mail the form along with all necessary supporting documents to Kela.
- You can also submit the documentation online (in Finnish). Scan or take a photo of the supporting documents and send them through Kela's online service using the message service (available in Finnish and Swedish only).
Pension assistance will become available on 1 June 2017. You can also apply for it later. Applications for pension assistance can be backdated by 6 months.