Information on Helsinki and services provided by the City of Helsinki are listed in the navigation bar on the left-hand side of this page. Special services for young people, the elderly, immigrants and the disabled are listed on the right-hand side of this page.
You can browse services provided by the City by typing the name of the service in the search field at the top right-hand corner of this page. The service will appear on the Service Map, which lists services by category in the Helsinki region and displays their location on the map.
Questions about Helsinki and the City’s services are answered by Virka Info, the public information service of the City of Helsinki. Virka Info offers general information and advice on living and working in the Helsinki area as well as special advice and guidance on immigration issues. Virka Info’s service desk is located in the lobby of Helsinki City Hall. The service provides information and counseling in person, by phone at (+358 09) 310 11 111, and by email at email@example.com.
As part of the operations of Virka Info, the City of Helsinki maintains the Info Bank online information service for immigrants and those contemplating moving to Helsinki. Info Bank provides information on the Internet in 15 languages: Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Finnish, English, Estonian, French, Kurdish, Persian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Somali, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. The areas covered include Finnish society, local customs, work, education, taxation, spouses and asylym.
You can find answers to some frequently asked questions about the City of Helsinki at the FAQ page.
Information on public services in all of Finland is provided by the online service Suomi.fi. The portal contains information on e-services and forms; information links; information packages; legislation; and news from the public administration.
The pages of this website provide links to other webpages than those maintained by the City of Helsinki. The City of Helsinki denies all responsibility for the contents of pages not maintained by the City.