New customer at the immigrant office
The services of the immigrant office are targeted at immigrants with refugee backgrounds in Turku who have lived in Finland for a maximum of three years.
Sign up at the immigrant office info desk Mon–Fri 9–10 a.m. and take your ID card, residence permit decision and rental agreement with you.
The public health nurse of your academy helps you with matters related to illnesses. You can visit a public health nurse without an appointment in the mornings. Please note that the opening hours vary depending on the service point and due to the coronavirus situation.
Services of the public health nurse are:
Student Health Care provides health care services for students studying in upper secondary school and vocational school. The services are meant for students in lines of study which entitle student financial aid, with the following exceptions:
The Immigrant Office provides health services for a period of up to three years to refugees and asylum seekers who have received a positive residence permit decision. Returnees from Ingria and the migrant spouses of refugees receive information on health care services and a medical check-up by a public health nurse. After this, health care services are provided by local health stations.
The Immigrant Office employs a doctor, four public health nurses, a practical nurse and a psychologist. A public health nurse will invite you for your first visit.
Immigrants have the right to use municipal health care services. You can use the City of Turku’s services if you are residing in Turku.
You can use the following health care services of the City of Turku:
The Varissuo testing station serves clients of Varissuo Health Station living in the areas of Varissuo, Lauste and Pääskyvuori, making it easier fo
School and student health care
Centralised service and service number
As a municipality, the City of Turku obtains data from the Incomes Register in cases where the city has the statutory right to obtain the data, an