Telephone service for adult education allowance is closed on 2 June, 28 June, 5 July, 12 July, 19 July and 26 July. On other days we normally serve between 9 - 15.

The law has come into effect 1 June 2024. According to the Act, adult education allowance cannot be obtained under any circumstances for studies starting in the autumn of 2024. We have updated the site News concerning the adult education allowance.


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Do you need advice, or is something about the process of applying for adult education allowance bothering you? Do you want to send us information during the application phase or during your supported studies? Contact us and we'll make a contribution to your cause.

The fastest way forward is to contact us via our online service. It is the fastest and most secure channel for asking questions or, for example, sending attachments. We actively monitor the online service, which means that the same thing does not need to be reported in another channel.

Remember to take out your online banking credentials when you sign in.

Other contact information

You can also contact us by phone or email. Applications can also be submitted by post or by visiting the site – however, we do not provide customer service face-to-face.

+358 75 757 0505 (local network rate/mobile phone rate) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays  

Send message securely by logging into our online custome service.

Employment Fund
Adult education allowances
P.O. Box 113
00181 Helsinki, Finland

Do not put the name of the benefit processor on the envelope so that your mail can be processed more quickly.

Attachments to applications will not be returned, so please do not send us your original diplomas or employment certificates 


Visiting address:

Itämerenkatu 11–13, 00180 Helsinki
Mon-Fri from 8 am to 4 pm

Page updated: 13/4/2022