The right to social security provided by Kela previously required you to have worked in Finland for at least 4 months with working hours of at least 18 hours a week. This requirement was removed on 1 April 2019. Read more about this:
The same rules apply in Åland as in Finland. You can read about this in the section Sickness allowance in Finland
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