Finland has in place an Act on Integration, according to which registered immigrants in Finland must be provided with basic information on Finland. All immigrants (e.g. job seekers, university-degree students, stay-at-home mothers) have the right to initial assessment and an integration plan. When you move to Finland, you can apply for services that will help you integrate.
- The plan may be drawn up if the initial assessment shows that you need support in your integration
- The integration plan is drawn up following your registration and extends for three years after your arrival in Finland
- The plan is drawn up together between you and an official of the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) or with a counselor at Mosaiikki.
- The integration plan can include integration training, for example, participation in a language course, on-the-job training or other activities that promote integration
- The duration of the integration plan is determined individually. Your employment and education history, as well as your personal goals will play a role in how long you will need support
- While you are taking part in the integration plan measures, you are entitled to integration assistance to ensure that you have a means of income
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