Extended residence permit for working
Read more about permit extensions at migri.fi.
Extended permit for an employed person
You are employed by a Finnish employer or an employer operating in Finland and apply for an extended residence permit.
Extended permit for a person employed as a special expert
You are a specialist, visiting teacher, lecturer, instructor or consultant. You work in the top or middle management for a company or you are applying for an EU Blue Card.
Extended permit for a seasonal worker
Your work is seasonal, takes place in a certain field, and lasts for 3–9 months. Jobs in forestry, crop production or at festivals are examples of seasonal work that requires a residence permit.
Extended permit for a trainee
You are a trainee or you will take part in an exchange programme of a non-governmental organisation.
Extended permit for a researcher
Extended permit for an au pair
You will work in Finland as an au pair.
Extended permit for an entrepreneur
You are an entrepreneur or a start up entrepreneur.
Extended permit for an athlete or a coach
You work as a professional athlete, coach or a sports judge or referee.
Extended permit for other employment
You are in the service of a religious community or a non-profit association, or work professionally in culture. You work in an international organisation You are in the mass media and your employer is not Finnish. You have been transferred within your company and hold a higher education degree.
You have received a degree in Finland or will come to Finland to install a specific machine or device. You have other gainful employment that requires a residence permit.