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Enter Finland for Employers

If your employee applies for a residence permit online, you can supplement the application with information about the employment and your company in the Enter Finland for Employers service as well as pay the application on behalf of the employee. You can follow the processing of the employee’s application in Enter Finland without the need to queue for our telephone service.

To make sure that you have the right to handle matters online for your company, we use the service Suomi.fi e-Authorizations.

If the employee has more than one employer, only one of them can use the Enter Finland for Employers service. Other employers have to submit the necessary attachments on paper. 

Watch our webinar about Enter Finland for employers.

How to use the Enter Finland for Employers service

This is what you should do:

Employee announcement

You must submit an employee announcement if you are employing a person who comes from outside the EU or EEA and already has a valid residence permit and right to work.

Under law, an employer who employs a worker from outside the EU must submit an employee announcement to an  Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office). For more information about the employee announcement, see the website of the TE Services (in Finnish).

To find out where the employee announcement can be found in Enter Finland, see our Enter Finland for Employers webinar. 

If you are unable to use Enter Finland for Employers, fill in the form TEM 0.54 and send it to a TE Office.

If your employee is now applying for a residence permit, and you have already added or will add the terms of employment in the employee’s application, you do not need to submit an employee announcement.

Filling in the terms of employment

You can fill in the terms of employment for your employee’s application online in Enter Finland for Employers

To see how it is done, watch our webinar on Enter Finland for Employers.

If your employee is applying for a residence permit as an employed person and you are not able to use Enter Finland for Employers, you can submit the terms of employment on paper by filling in the form TEM 0.54

If your employee is applying for a residence permit using the fast track service, you must fill in the terms of employment in Enter Finland for Employers within two days after your employee has sent their application. 

If you employ seasonal workers, see the page Instructions for supplementing the terms of employment.

This is what you should do

Ask our chatbot Kamu! You will find Kamu in the bottom right corner of our web pages. Write ‘I am an employer’ in the text field below Kamu and Kamu will give you advice intended for employers.