Always sign in to Enter Finland with the latest version of your web browser and please use one of the following browsers to sign in: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Safari.
Technical difficulties in Enter Finland:
- The start page menu is not displayed properly on all mobile phones. If you cannot see the entire menu, rotate your mobile phone horizontally or use a computer.
- Problems with making payments if payment of processing fee gets interrupted before confirmation
- Due to technical problems, some customers cannot open requests for additional information at the moment
- There may be delays in partial decisions on residence permits for an employed person or on residence permits for seasonal work becoming visible in Enter Finland for Employers
- Payment information is not visible on Enter Finland for applications paid before 30 June 2023
- Problems with the attachments of the employer's certificates for seasonal work.
For more information and instructions, see the page Technical issues and service breaks in Enter Finland (migri.fi)
If you are applying for an extended permit or citizenship or renewing your residence permit card or residence card, it is possible that you do not need to visit a service point to prove your identity. For more information about when visiting a service point is not necessary, see the page Identification migri.fi/en/identification.
Renewal of residence permit card or residence card for a family member of an EU citizen
You need to submit separate applications if you are applying for a new residence permit card or residence card for yourself and for your child.
You can also apply for a new card for your child who is under 18 years of age. If you use strong identification in Enter Finland, your child may avoid the need to visit a service point.
If you are applying for a residence permit card both for yourself and for your child who has not turned 18, follow these instructions:
- Fill in and submit your own application in Enter Finland.
- Fill in and submit your child’s application in Enter Finland.
Apply for a residence permit card renewal for yourself.
Apply for a residence permit card renewal on behalf of a child.