City of Kotka

Ilmakuva Hovinsaaresta kohti Kotkansaarta
Welcome to Kotka!

You can easily reach the Kotka-Hamina region both by your own car and by public transport. From the Helsinki metropolitan area, the journey takes only about an hour along the highway.

Kotka’s new website was published in 2020. We will add more information in English throughout the year, so please check this site for updates.

Services in Kotka

For further information keep checking this site for updates or visit our Customer service point Ruori (information in Finnish).

Information on social and healthcare services in Kotka and Kymenlaakso region can be found at

Orientation services for immigrants: residence permits, registration, social security system. Tel. 040 688 3657, 040 5100 547 or 05 234 5844,, address Karhulantie 46, Kotka