• A woman got tired preparing for the YKI Test

    The YKI test is overwhelming and it is unclear where to start and how to prepare

  • A person standing on a road with arrows pointing in different directions, indicating multiple paths to choose from.

    There is no single resource on how to pass the YKI test in a step-by-step process

  • Four people sitting at a table surrounded by papers and documents are preparing for the YKI test.

    And there is little to no information on how other foreigners are studying to pass it

  • Image of male person in white shirt reading from papers.

    Step 1: Find motivation to pass the YKI test

  • Image of female person looking at the laptop screen.

    Step 2: Familiarize Yourself with the test

  • Image of someone scrolling mouse point in a laptop mouse pad.

    Step 3: Secure Your Spot: Register for the Test

  • Group of people doing group studying for learning Finnish in a sunny day sitting next to the window.

    Step 4: Get ready for the test

  • Smiley female person is looking at the laptop screen.

    Step 5: Follow guidelines and avoid mistakes during the exam

  • Image of Lidiia Salo, co-founder of YKI Pass

    Lidiia Salo is a co-founder and CEO of YKI Pass. As a foreigner in Finland, she studied Finnish for 5-7 hours a day for a year. Now, she feels like she belongs, even in a room with 15 people speaking Finnish. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, Tibetan meditation, and talking to her Finnish mother-in-law, Salme. She successfully passed the YKI Test on her first attempt after living in Finland for a year.

  • Image of Tareque Mahmud, co-founder of YKI Pass.

    Tareque Mahmud is the co-founder of YKI Pass. He is a serial entrepreneur. Originally from Bangladesh, he moved to Finland in 2009 to study International Business at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences. He served in the Finnish army for a year, managing all the conversations in Finnish, and he passed the YKI Test on his first attempt. In his spare time, he enjoys talking to friends about learning the Finnish language and entrepreneurship.