A precondition for paying earnings-related daily allowance is that you have registered at the employment office as an unemployed job-seeker. The main way to register as a jobseeker is to register online at https://asiointi.mol.fi/omaasiointi/?kieli=fi. The employment office gives the fund a labour politic statement, according to which the unemployment fund can pay the benefits. It is important that you register at the employment office on your first day of unemployment at latest. Unemployment benefits can only be paid for the period during when you have been registered as a jobseeker at the employment office.