Financial assistance during parental leave

 

When you are 154 days into your pregnancy, you can get a certificate of pregnancy from the maternity clinic. You need it to claim maternity grant and maternity allowance from Kela. Kela is the Social Insurance Institution of Finland that provides basic economic security for everyone living in Finland. Here they have a quick guide for when expecting a child.

Read more about financial support for families at InfoFinland.
Read more about benefits for a family after a child is born at InfoFinland.

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