This form is for you if you are a family member of an EU citizen, but you are not an EU citizen and you wish to stay in Finland longer than three months. Citizens of Liechtenstein and Switzerland are also regarded as EU citizens.
Family members of an EU citizen include:
For additional information, please visit the website of the Finnish Immigration Service.
You cannot yet apply for a residence card for a child via a guardian’s user account. You have to create a separate user account for the child or complete a paper application.
Check that you have all the necessary attachments and information before you begin:
Complete the application form and attach all the required documents. Select your service point. You must prove your identity at a Migri service point in Finland within three months of submitting your application. 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.
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 Migri service point during your visit to prove your identity.
Visit a Migri service point to prove your identity and to present the original versions of any attachments required for the application. Remember to take a passport photo with you.
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 through the e-service. You will receive a notification when a decision has been made and can be read online.