Trips at the border of Norway and Sweden

Kela will reimburse your travel costs retrospectively according to a means of travel that is considered necessary. You can apply for reimbursement from Kela on form SV 128 for six months after your payment.

Return trip to another Nordic country

You are entitled to receive reimbursement from Kela if you are permanently residing in another Nordic country, you have become ill during your temporary residence in Finland and your illness requires you to use a more expensive means of transport for your return trip than was originally intended. The prerequisite is that you have been […]


Sudden illness The European Health Insurance Card is not required in the Nordic countries from people who are covered by the Finnish social security system. Therefore, showing your identity card is usually sufficient for receiving treatment in Sweden. An identity card can be a passport, an identity card issued by the police or a driver’s […]