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  • Embassy World, Directory and search engine of every nation's embassies & consulates
  • Finnish Immigration Service, Immigration matters, such as residence and work permits
  • Finnish Red Cross
  • Forms: Migration,Forms required by the state and cities (Ministry of Finance)
  • Friendship House/Oulun seudun setlementti ry, The Friendship House arranges clubs, courses, festivities, events and trips for immigrants. Women, men, girls and boys from different cultures are all welcome to participate.
  • Info Bank, The Info Bank website contains important information for immigrants on Finnish society and opportunities in Finland
  • Institute of Migration, Information and research on migration trends
  • Suomi.fi, Permits and documents for entering the country, citizenship and living in Finland, immigration matters, moving abroad. (Ministry of Finance)
  • Ministry of Employment services for immigrants, Foreigners working in Finland, reception of asylum seekers and regufees, integration of immigrants and matters related to ethnic equality (Ministry of Employment)
  • National Help Line Työlinja, Information on employment office services and guidance for people seeking work in Finland
  • Ombudsman for minorities, Promotes the status, equality and legal protection of ethnic minorities and foreigners
  • Oulu YWCA, The multicultural women's group meets on Thursdays from 3 pm to 5 pm. The group is for all Finnish and immigrant women. Everyone is warmly welcome to get to know each other and other cultures. For more information, please contact Maarit Peltoniemi, Activities Coordinator, tel. 040 7514480, nnky.oulu(at)co.inet.fi