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InterNations – Uniting Brits living in Finland

Would you like to get in touch with other Brits in Finland? Are you in need of help and advice from your British compatriots? Or would you like to join other British expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the thousands of lakes and little islands?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Finland or are still living in United Kingdom and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Finland offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of British expats in Finland, coming from all corners of United Kingdom - from Glasgow, over London to Cardiff.

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  • Do any Finnish banks NOT charge monthly fees?
    2 replies
    Jun 9, 18:32

    Follow-up: I opened an account with S-Pankki. They have no monthly fees, offer the same daily banking services as all the others (incl. Visa/MC credit cards, debit cards, Visa Electron, etc.) and you …

  • Expat Tax Advice Needed (USA, FIN, NOR)
    4 replies
    Nov 7, 22:33

    No matter if you are native or expat, there are quite limited opportunities for tax planning for simple salary income in Finland, and any knowledgeable tax attorney familiar with expats can advise on …

  • Husband has got a job in Hamina
    2 replies
    Mar 28, 23:59

    Hi Kate Thanks so much for replying. My husband goes over in just a few weeks now so we will see how he finds it. When I visit in May it will give me a better idea of where we want to be. Im sure …

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Find Tips and Advice on Finland from British Expats

Of course, expat living in Finland is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Brits is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Finnish way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Brits in Finland, residing in Helsinki, Oulu, Pori and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Brits in Helsinki.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for British food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Finnish InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from United Kingdom in Finland.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Finland Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast beef in Oulu.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Finland to get information on institutions from your home country, including the British embassy.

From the thousands of lakes and little islands to its beautiful birch forests and coniferous taiga woods, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly British expats in Finland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Brits in Finland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Finland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Finnish poronkäristys, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Helsinki’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see Finnish Lapland beyond the polar circle as well as other beautiful landmarks in Finland.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from United Kingdom and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Brits living in Finland!