Working in construction in Finland - instructions for construction workers

Are you coming to Finland for work and need a tax card or a tax number and a tax card?

If you do not have a Finnish personal identity code, call our service number +35829 497 050. Our customer service advisors will tell you what to do. You do not have to visit a tax office. These simplified rules are in effect up to 30 September 2021. Read more: A foreign worker can get a tax card or tax number without visiting the tax office.
Opening hours of tax offices have been restricted. We do not recommend visiting tax offices.

If you have a Finnish personal identity code and you are able to log in to MyTax, you can use MyTax to have your tax number entered into the Public Register of Tax Numbers. See guide on how to add the number to the register yourself

When you arrive in Finland to do construction or installation work, you must get registered at a tax office and get a tax number as soon as possible. If you do not have a tax number, you cannot work on the construction site. You must have an identification card with your name, picture and tax number.

If you are looking to hire construction workers, see the instructions for employers.

Answer the questions on this page to see more detailed instructions. Select the option that best describes your circumstances.

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