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Finnish citizenship
Citizenship application
Citizen application for a child applicant

Citizen application for a child applicant

This application form is for you if you are a Finnish citizen who is applying for Finnish citizenship for an underage child and you have the custody of the child and the child lives together with you.


Get ready

Check that you have all the necessary attachments and information in electronic format before you begin. You must have at least:

  • a valid identity document
  • a signed consent from the other guardian
  • a signed form for hearing the child when the child is between the age of 12 and 14
  • a signed form for the consent of the child when the child is between the age of 15 and 17.
Forms for the consent of the other guardian, for hearing the child and for the consent of the child are available at http://migri.fi/en/citizenship-applications .


Complete the application and select 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. Please take into account that the service points can be very busy. You can book an appointment already before submitting the application using Migri's appointment system.


Pay and submit your application

The processing of an application is subject to a fee. The application must be paid for via the e-service. You can pay the processing fee with most credit cards, or use the online banking services provided by Finnish banks.


Visit the selected authority to identify yourself

Visit the Finnish Immigration Service to prove your identity and to present the original versions of the attachments required for your application. The child applicant must be present at Migri too.


Follow the processing of your application

You can follow the progress of your application through our e-service. If further clarifications are required for your application, these will be requested through the service. You will receive a notification when a decision has been made and can be read online.

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To create a new application you need to create a user account first.
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You have already created a user account and want to create a new application or check the progress of pending applications.