Mobile student card pivo
Pivo’s student card provides you with Kela’s meal subsidy, and with student discounts for bus and train travels offered by VR and Matkahuolto. In addition, you also get all Slice's numerous student benefits and all of Pivo's handy mobile payment features.
Pivo is a free application for customers of any Finnish bank. For registration, you only need your phone number and a Finnish bank account.
You can download Pivo for free from Play Store or AppStore. As an exchange student, you must have a Finnish bank account to identify yourself for Pivo. To activate the student card in Pivo you have to be a member of SAMO.
More information: https://pivo.fi/download/
How to activate student card
1. Download Pivo, sign in using your Finnish bank account to identify yourself and add your payment details.
2. Open Pivo and select Student card and pick your Student union (SAMO).
3. Create a student card by following the app’s instructions.
The student card requires a valid membership of a student union. You can change your photo twice a year.