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Migration Info Centre

Migration Info Centre Mainio is closed 23.12.2019 - 6.1.2020. Mainio will be opened on Tuesday 7.1.2020 at the new premises, the address will be Rautatienkatu 10 (5th floor).

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Migration Info Centre Mainio
Tel. 040 806 4229: Finnish, Russian, English
Tel. 040 801 6642: Finnish, Swedish, English, Shona
Tel. 040 187 8249: Finnish, Somali
Tel. 040 181 7937: Finnish, Arabic
Tel. 040 187 7926: Finnish, Persian, Dari, Kurdish

Calling hours: Mon - Fri 10 - 15.45

Culture House Laikku
33100 Tampere

Multi-lingual information and guidance services of the City of Tampere take place at Culture House Laikku (Keskustori 4, 3rd floor). Customers are served in 16 different languages by advisors, all of whom speak also Finnish.

The services are available for all immigrants who wish to seek information and advice in their own language in different topics of everyday life. At the Info Centre, the customer can ask anything about living, working and studying in Tampere. The advisors can help in untangling Finnish documents or correspondence, filling in different forms and applications, or making appointments by phone for example for a doctor. Any question or topic is welcome!

Upon request, the advisor may join customers for separate visits to run necessary errands in town. These appointments are agreed on with the advisor.

Customers do not need to inform their visits in advance, feel free to visit us any time. Groups and other visitations to the Info Center with an advance notice!


InfoFinland is a multi-language website providing vital information to people planning to move to Finland and to immigrants already living in the country.

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You can download the app from the app store on Apple and Android.

You can get in contact through our app NEUVOO: advice is offered in English, Swedish, Arabic, Persian, Dari, Sorani, Somali and Russian Monday to Friday between 10 and 16 (depends on advisor availability).

You can download the app for free from the app store on Apple and Android.

Reception hours

The advisors can be contacted by phone or visited at the above-mentioned times at the Info Centre. The service is free of charge.

Desk 1
Tel. 040 806 2526
Tuesday Portuguese 10 - 12

Somali 12 - 16
Wednesday Thai, Lao 10 - 12

Chinese 12 - 16
Thursday Somali 10 - 16
Friday Arabic 10 - 14
Desk 2
Tel. 040 806 2527
Tuesday Spanish, French, Bulgarian 10 - 14
Wednesday Arabic 10 - 16
Thursday Persian, Dari, Kurdish-Sorani 10 - 16
Friday Persian, Dari, Kurdish-Sorani 10 - 14
Desk 3
Tel. 040 806 4822
Tuesday English, Swedish 10 - 16
Wednesday English, Swedish 12 - 16
Thursday Russian 10 - 16
Friday Spanish, French, Bulgarian 10 - 14

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