Important authorities

1. Police: you can take care of the following through the police:
- residence permit application, visa and extension of visa
- registering a permanent residence permit of an EU citizen
- passport and identity card
- driving license
- lost and found items
- offences committed against you

Salo police station contact information:
Address: Kirkkokatu 1-3, PO Box 38, 24101 SALO
029 544 0501


2. The Register Office is in charge of registering in Finland.

Salo Register Office contact information:
Kirkkokatu 1-3 B, 3rd floor, PO Box 118, 24101 SALO
Open: Mon - Fri 9:00 - 16:15
029 553 9441



3. Through KELA/Social Insurance Institution of Finland, you can take care of the following:
- Applying for Finnish social security
- Kela card
- Social benefits such as family benefits (child benefit, child home care allowance, maternity allowance), unemployment security (basic unemployment allowance and labour market subsidy), general housing allowance, pensions, health insurance (sickness allowance, reimbursement for private medical or dental expenses, reimbursement for medicine expenses, reimbursement for travel costs related to treatment and examinations).

Salo KELA contact information:
Hämeentie 18, 24100 SALO
Open: Mon - Fri 9:00 - 16:00
National service numbers can be found here

4. The Southwest Finland Employment and Economic Development office: Through the Employment and Economic Development office, you can seek employment and register as a job applicant.
Salo Employment and Economic Development office contact information:
Torikatu 4, 24100 SALO
029 504 4501

5. Tax Office: through the Tax Office, you will get a tax deduction card. Getting the tax deduction card requires you to have a Finnish personal identity number or a temporary identity number.

Salo Tax Office contact information:
Hämeentie 9, PO Box 16 24101 SALO
Open: Mon - Fri 9:00 - 15:00
020 612 000