Updated on 8.4.2022

The city of Tampere is preparing to welcome people fleeing the war in Ukraine. Measures to alleviate the distress and human suffering of Ukrainians are currently being planned. The city´s various existing services help those in need, and there is also close co-operation with volunteer organizations and authorities.

Questions and Answers on the Ukraine Situation by the City of Tampere 

Multilingual Guidance

Multilingual Info Mainio provides information and guidance in Ukrainian language on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Guidance in Russian language without pre-scheduled appointment on Mondays and Thursdays 10 – 12 and 13 – 16. Furthermore, guidance services for Ukrainians and the nationals of the nearby areas affected by the crisis will also be available by appointment on Wednesdays 10 – 12 and 13 – 16. To book an appointment, directly contact our service advisor at +358 40 163 2858. 

Please note that our service advisor does not have any political, language-related or national affiliations: Mainio’s low-threshold information and guidance services provides guidance to all Russian-speaking customers.

English language information and guidance are available on Wednesdays.

Mainio’s address is Rautatienkatu 10 (1st floor) International House Tampere. 

Multilingual info Mainio [City of Tampere] 

Questions About Residence Permits and Arriving in Finland

If you are an Ukrainian citizen arriving in Finland due to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, you can find answers to frequently asked questions via the links below:

Frequently asked questions about Russia’s attack on Ukraine | Maahanmuuttovirasto (
Impact of the war in Ukraine to the border traffic | The Finnish Border Guard (

Support for Finding a Job

Information on registering as a jobseeker and looking for a job in Finland / Реєстрація шукача роботи та пошук роботи в Фінляндії: Työnhakijaksi ilmoittautuminen ja työnhaku Suomessa – TE-palvelut

International House Tampere is a single service point for supporting internationals with living, working, studying and connecting with local employers.

International House Tampere for Talents

Job opportunities for Ukrainians in Finland – Можливості працевлаштування для українців у Фінляндії (

Information for Companies and Entrepreneurs

Tietoa työnantajille – International House Tampere
Ukraine and Russia situation information for companies – Business Finland
Kaikki Ukrainasta yrittäjälle –

City of Tampere International Talent Attraction and Migration services are operating normally.
International Talent Attraction and Migration [City of Tampere – Jobs and enterprise] 

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