The Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) processes and decides, among other things, on residence permits, registrations of EU citizens and Finnish nationality matters. Migri works in close collaboration with the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and TE services, for instance.
The Digital and Population Data Services Agency (DVV) maintains the Population Information System in Finland. Foreign citizens residing in Finland must also be registered in the Population Information System. At the same time, a Finnish personal identity code can be acquired. Also, municipality of residence (kotikunta) can be registered at the DVV when person moves to Finland permanently.
Tax Authority in Finland. Collects taxes, and issues tax cards and individual tax numbers needed in the construction sites. A Finnish personal identity code can also be obtained when applying for a tax card. The tax office website has useful information on international employment situations, tax calculators, etc.
The Police of Finland issues passports, identity cards, driving licences, etc. The Police also issues licences for public events and meetings, lottery and money collection, etc.
Many of the services are available online. When applying for any kind of licence, one might need to visit a police station to identify oneself. In case of emergency, contact the emergency number 112.
The Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) provides people residing in Finland with basic social security in different life situations. Common situations include reimbursements for medicine, family, housing, and unemployment benefits. Many of the services are also available online.