Relocate to Tampere

Moving and Starting Your Life in Tampere

Here is a list of things you need to sort out when planning to move and start your life in Tampere, Finland.

Tampere Migration Info Centre Mainio offers assistance on moving to, settling, and integrating in Finland. Mainio is a multi-lingual information and guidance centre dedicated to helping you get started in Tampere. Click here to redirect: Mainio 

1) Find Accommodation

You can  find more information about housing services in Tampere: housing services

NOTE! After you have gotten an accommodation, make sure that you (and your family members) are registered in a place of residence in Finland at your Local Register Office. This depends on the time of your residence. A place of residence is needed to access the services that municipalities provide only to their own residents. Click to redirect: Local Register Office 

2) Take Care of the Practicalities

There are some things you need to take care of in order to get your everyday life up and running in Finland, such as:

  • personal identity code 
  • opening a personal bank account, 
  • getting  insurances, 
  • telephone and internet connections, 
  • and electricity contract,
  • public transport

Read more about the most essential migration-related topics and things you need to take care of: Permits and Practicalities

3) Get Familiar with the Community and Social Networks

You can read more about Tampere, Finnish society, culture, and leisure activities in Tampere by clicking here: Living in Tampere.

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