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If you become unemployed

Remember to register as an unemployed job seeker with the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) no later than on the first day of your unemployment.

You can send your first claim to your unemployment fund after 2 to 3 weeks of unemployment.

Please remember

Do not send claim forms or pay certificates to the Federation of Unemployment Funds (TYJ).

Please send all claims and certificates to your unemployment fund.

If you have any questions about your benefits, please consult your unemployment fund. Your unemployment fund will also advise you in matters concerning membership and the reception and payment of unemployment benefits.


There are 26 unemployment funds in Finland that pay earnings-related security to their members during periods of unemployment. The Federation of Unemployment Funds (TYJ) is is the training and cooperation body for the Finnish unemployment funds.

On this website you can find information about unemployment funds' benefits and the operation of unemployment funds.

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