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If you are applying for an extended permit or renewing your residence permit card or residence card, it is possible for you to avoid visiting a service point to prove your identity. Read more about the requirements: migri.fi/en/identification. Watch our ”Proving your identity without visiting a service point” guide video.
A right of residence or a right of permanent residence under the Withdrawal Agreement
Use this form, if you apply for right of residence or permanent residence under the withdrawal agreement. Apply between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021.
Check that you have all the necessary attachments and information before you begin. You must have, at least, a valid passport issued by your nation state or identity card issued by the British authorities
For right of residence under the withdrawal agreement as British.
For right of residence under the withdrawal agreement for British citizens family members.
For right of permanent residence under the withdrawal agreement for British.
For right of permanent residence under the withdrawal agreement for British citizens family members.
Fill in the application and choose your service point
Complete the application form and attach all the required documents. Select your service point. The service point is where you prove your identity. You will find more information at migri.fi/en/identification. If you are applying in Finland, visit a Migri service point. In certain situations, you can also apply for a right of residence under the withdrawal agreement from abroad. If you can apply for a permit abroad, visit a Finnish embassy or consulate. Please take into account that the service points can be very busy. If you are in Finland, you can book an appointment before submitting an application in Migri's appointments system. If you are abroad, contact the embassy or consulate directly.
Pay and submit the application
The processing of an application is subject to a fee. You can pay the processing fee with most credit cards, or use the online banking services provided by Finnish banks. You can also pay the processing fee at the embassy or at the Migri service point during your visit to prove your identity.
Visit the selected authority to prove your identity
When you have submitted your application via the e-service, you must visit the service point you selected in order to prove your identity, to present the original copies of the attachments required for your application and to have your fingerprints taken. Remember to take a passport photo with you. Passport photo guidelines can be found on the website of the Finnish police.
Follow the processing
You can follow the processing of your application in the e-service. If further information or documents are required for your application, we will send you a request first and foremost through the e-service.
You will receive a notification when a decision has been made and can be read online.