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The only emergency number in Finland is 112.

Insurances and care

EU, EEA and Swiss citizens are entitled to free medical care in Finland, but you should carry proof of this entitlement. This comes in the form of the EHIC, the European Health Insurance Card, which has replaced the E111 form in most EU countries. If you don’t fall into this category, you should take a travel insurance.

In Helsinki, medical facilities and their staff are as a rule excellent and are widely available for emergency services. English, Swedish and also Russian is commonly spoken by Finnish medical personnel. So if you do need to see a doctor, don’t worry, there are plenty of medical centres in Helsinki open around the clock.

Private Care

Aava Medical Centre

Address: Mannerheimintie 12 A, 00100 HELSINKI
Phone: + 358 10 380 3838


Address: Kampinkuja 2, 00100 HELSINKI
Phone: + 358 30 6060


Address: Mannerheimintie 20 B, 00100 HELSINKI
Phone: + 358 10 414 00

Pikkujätti Medical Centre for Children and Youth

Address: Annankatu 36, 00100 HELSINKI
Phone: +358 9 530 501

Terveystalo Kamppi

24-hour service

Address: Jaakonkatu 3, 00100 HELSINKI
Phone: + 358 30 6000