Migri joins International House Helsinki


International House Helsinki (IHH), offering services to international newcomers, will open its doors to new facilities on 3 April. Following the removal, IHH will offer more services. In the future, EU citizens can visit International House Helsinki to register their right of residence.

From now on, IHH's office will be located in the new premises of the Helsinki Unit of the Local Register Office of Uusimaa at Lintulahdenkuja 2 (2nd floor) in Sörnäinen. IHH is open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IHH provides the bulk of initial advice and authority services needed by immigrants, all under one roof. After the move, more services will be offered, as the Finnish Immigration Service and the City of Espoo join the IHH co-operation as new partners. The others taking part in IHH's activities are the City of Helsinki, the Local Register Office of Uusimaa, the Finnish Tax Administration, Kela, the Uusimaa TE Office, the Finnish Centre for Pensions, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK.

In the future, EU citizens can go to International House Helsinki to register their right of residence. Information about the services offered by the city of Espoo is also provided at IHH. For the registration of your right of residence, you can book an appointment at the web-site migri.fi/ajanvaraus. EU citizens can also register their right of residence at all the service points of the Finnish Immigration Service.

Customers satisfied with the services

IHH provides personal services to all international newcomers in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Furthermore, IHH serves companies and employers when it comes to questions concerning foreign labour force and the recruitment of it. The customers have been satisfied with the services offered.

'The most recent customer satisfaction survey proves that the services of International House Helsinki are seen as smooth and of a high quality. Special thanks have been given to the short waiting times. The services have also been applauded by the companies, whose international recruitments have been substantially simplified', says Elina Nurmi, Project Manager at the Economic Development of the City Executive Office.

The International House Helsinki services, which were launched in December 2017, registered more than 31,000 customer contacts in their first year of operation. Furthermore, almost an equal number of other customers were given advice.

Source: Migri customer bulletin 3.4.2019

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