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How to find the bus stop to the joint transportation?

Non-military Service Centre orders joint transportation from Helsinki to Lapinjärvi.

  • Name of the bus company is Lehtimäki.
  • You do not need a ticket to this bus, just be on time at the bus stop.

Maps in Helsinki to the bus stop at Mikonkatu (pdf)

If you come from Kouvola, centre’s own car will pick you from Kouvola Matkakeskus.

Map to Kouvola Matkakeskus (pdf)

Accommodation in Non-military Service Centre

Video of accommodation in Non-military Service Centre, Lapinjärvi (in Finnish)

 What to take with you to Lapinjärvi training period?

Packing tips:

  • Clothes according to the weather
  • Comfortable inside clothes
  • Gym clothes (if you wish to use the gym)
  • Good shoes for outdoor actives
  • Shoes/slippers for inside use
  • Slippers for shower
  • Towel
  • Personal hygiene (shampoo, soap, roll-on deodorant, shaver, toothbrush, and paste, etc.)
  • Personal medication
  • Chargers (mobile, computer, tablet)
  • Headphones
  • Small padlock for your locker
  • Money (small coins for vending machines)
  • Ear plugs (if you are a sensitive sleeper)

Right to use the public health care services

Citizenship does not affect the right to use public health services. The right to use public health services is based on permanent residence in Finland.

Right to use the public health care services (pdf)