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Extended residence permits
Working in Finland
Extended permit for other employment

Extended permit for other employment

This form is for you if you if you are applying for an extended fixed-term residence permit on the grounds that you are working for a Finnish employer or other employer operating in Finland and you have signed an employment agreement or accepted a binding job offer. This form is for applying for work-based residence permits for which there is no separate form (see forms OLE_TY1 Residence permit for an employed person, OLE_TY2/Special expert OLE_TY3/Internship and OLE_TY4/Athlete or sports coach).

This form is for applying for a residence permit if you will work for an association or you are professionally involved in the field of arts, or you have a degree from Finland.


Get ready

Check that you have all the necessary attachments and information before you begin. You will need at least:

  • valid copy of passport
  • work contract or a binding job offer
  • other clarifications regarding work


Fill in the application and choose your service point

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. 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 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 Migri service point during your visit to prove your identity.


Visit the selected authority to prove your identity

Visit Migri 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.


Follow the processing of your application

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.

Create a new application

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