Remember to pay the Autumn term part of the student healthcare fee to KELA 30 September 2023 at the latest if you have not yet paid it. More information here: https://www.kela.fi/web/en/how-to-pay-the-student-healthcare-fee-in-higher-education
No bill will be sent for on the healthcare fee and thus you have to pay the fee on your own initiative. More information on the practical details in connection with the payment of the fee is be provided on the Kela’s website. You can pay the fee in their e-service. If you cannot use the e-service for instance because you do not have Finnish online banking credentials, please pay the fee to Kela as a bank transfer.
The healthcare fee must be paid even if you have private health insurance.
However, you do not have to pay the healthcare fee if you have social security coverage from another EU/EEA country or from Switzerland or the United Kingdom. Read more: How should I proceed if I have social security coverage in another EU/EEA country or in Switzerland or the United Kingdom?