Take your first step into Kalajoki - buy a plot, house or apartment!

New apartments in Kalajoen Hiekkasärkät

Plot in a seaside, rural or urban setting

In Kalajoki, there are plots in rural, peaceful areas, close to services in the centre of Kalajoki, in the idyll of the old town and near the sea in Hiekkasärkät and Himanka. Remote work in Kalajoki is easy with fast, new fibre-optic connections.

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Build your own home

Build a home in Kalajoki or have your house built by a building contractor of your choice. For those who value local expertise, Kalajoki has high-quality, experienced builders.

Builder's checklist
Rental apartment Kalahaka in Kalajoki

A home for your everyday life

Find just the right apartment in Kalajoki for your everyday life. Check out Kalajoki's diverse offering in housing and apartments!

Kalajoki rental apartments

Plant your roots in Kalajoki - find out about jobs, early childhood education and schools

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Join the workforce - find a job in Kalajoki

There are jobs in Kalajoki now and in the future. The city offers employment and entrepreneurial opportunities, especially in the tourism and customer service sectors, health and welfare services and manufacturing.

Vacancies in the city of Kalajoki
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Raising the next generation

In Kalajoki, children have access to high-quality early childhood education in both municipal and private day care. After basic education, the young can continue their studies in upper secondary school or vocational education.

Early childhood education
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Becoming a future-maker - secondary studies in Kalajoki

Kalajoki's secondary schools train the next generation of professionals with good employment prospects. In addition to the joint application period, you can also apply on a continuous basis.

Studying in Kalajoki

Discover the magic of Kalajoki

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Quality of life in your free time

Kalajoki offers exceptional opportunities to enjoy your free time after a day of work or school. Enjoy exercise or culture in modern facilities run by the city and sports clubs, as well as in the beautiful natural surroundings.

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Holiday and home combined

A growing, increasingly international tourist centre offers a wide range of services and nature trails all year round. Head to an adventure park, a spa or enjoy the many events in your free time. Leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind enjoying stunning sunsets and the most beautiful sandy beach in Finland.

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Read more about life in Kalajoki

Kalajoki magazine

Viiden tähden Kalajoki magazine

The City of Kalajoki publishes a residents' magazine four times a year, which informs residents about the city's services and current issues.

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Moving checklist

Welcome to Kalajoki! Here’s a checklist to make your move easier.

1) Notification of move

Submit your notification of move simultaneously to the Finnish Digital and Population Data Services Agency and the Post office: muuttoilmoitus.fi 

2) Electricity contract

Make an electricity contract for your new home and terminate the old one.

3) Water and waste management contracts

If you are moving into a detached house, make a water contract with the water company and a waste contract with the waste management company Vestia.


4) Insurance

Make sure you have home insurance.

The mover's checklist

5) Internet connection

Check the availability of optical fibre connection at kalajoenkuitu.fi or find out about other options.

6) Early childhood education and school

If your child needs a place in early childhood education or school, see Early Childhood Education and School

7) Tips on enjoying Kalajoki

Integration services for international customers

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