Welcome to the online service of the Finnish Immigration Service!

Choose your application:

First residence permit
When you do not have a residence permit yet and plan to move to Finland.
EU registration
If you are an EU citizen or a family member of an EU citizen.
Extended residence permit
When your permit is expiring and you already are in Finland.
Finnish citizenship
If you meet the requirements for citizenship.

The e-service works as follows:

Create your own user account

Give your e-mail address and create a password for your user account that only you know. If you are not accustomed to using a computer, please fill in a paper application. Someone else cannot use the service for you.

Fill in, pay for and submit your application, then go and identify yourself

Please note that the documents that you attach to your online application have to be in an electronic format (guide). If you have not paid for your application or have not been to identify yourself and to show the originals of your document to an authority, your application cannot be processed.

Follow the processing of your application

You will receive requests for additional information and your decision via your user account, and email notifications when you get them. Keep your e-mail address and password safe so you can log into the service.

These applications cannot be submitted electronically:

Residence permit card renewal
Permanent residence permit
Finnish origin
Other grounds
Travel documents
Schengen visa

Apply for these using a paper form at a Finnish embassy abroad or at the Finnish Immigration Service in Finland. An application for asylum must be made to the police. More information:

www.migri.fi | www.poliisi.fi | www.formin.finland.fi

Five steps to complete your application

Create a user account
Select and fill your application
Attach documents
Pay and submit
Prove your identity

Learn about Finland and moving to Finland

Finland in your language.
Information about Finland.
If you are coming to Finland to work.
Public information service for Helsinki residents.