Service in different languages
Kela’s basic customer service languages are Finnish, Swedish and English. If you do not speak any of the above-mentioned languages, you can ask for interpreter assistance.
You can handle most Kela-related matters by phone. You can also book an appointment and ask for interpreter assistance by phone.
- phone service in Finnish weekdays 9 –16
- phone service in Swedish weekdays 9–16
- phone service in English weekdays 9–15.
If you speak a little Finnish or Swedish, we recommend that you try our e-services.
Brochures in different languages
Infectious disease doctor's decision still needed to accompany applications for infectious disease allowance
Changes to Kela benefits in 2022
Increasing birth rates in Finland - Kela published the 2022 edition of the maternity package ahead of time
Сезонные работники из-за пределов ЕС могут иметь право на суточное пособие для инфекционных больных
The base amount of Estonian pensions was increased on 1 April 2021, also affecting the pensions paid out by Kela
Опубликованы брошюры Kela на английском, русском и эстонском языке