Multilingual guidance and counselling service Momentti

The multilingual guidance and counselling service Momentti of South Karelia Immigrant Services can help you with a wide range of everyday problems and questions. We offer guidance and counselling to immigrants in several different languages. You can get information, counselling and guidance for integration and living in Finland. We can steer you to the services you need.

For example, we provide guidance on:

  • housing
  • leisure activities and hobbies
  • studying
  • working life
  • matters related to the submission of an application for a residence permit or citizenship.

We mainly provide guidance and counselling at the Lappeenranta and Imatra offices and by phone. You can visit our walk-in counselling without an appointment. You can also schedule an appointment if your case requires more time or interpretation.

We serve everyone living in the municipalities of South Karelia in matters relating to immigration and integration.

You can get service in many different languages. If necessary, we can use an interpreter.

Our services are free of charge and confidential to the customer.


You can visit the Lappeenranta or Imatra office or contact the telephone service. Please first check the telephone service hours for speakers of different languages!

Payment information

The service is free of charge.

Service background and legislation

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