How to Get a Residence Permit for Finland

Finland Residence Permit

Finland Residence Permit

Are you planning to relocate to Finland? You need to get a Residence Permit for Finland.  This is also the area you need to come to if you are interested in working or studying in Finland. Finland has work permits, student residence permits (i.e. Finland Student Visa), minor student residence permits, and minor residence permits.

Go to my Finland visa page for information on other types of visas for Finland.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about how to get the Residence Permit for Finland.

1
Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S.: You have the Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. and the Finland Consulates General in New York and Los Angeles. Select your consulate here based on the State you live in.

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.

2
Gather documentation and apply

The official list of required documents might vary depending on where you apply. Be sure to check the website of the consulate or embassy you found in Step 1.

  • If you are applying in the United States, the steps to obtaining the Residence Visa for Finland are here.
  • The fees are listed here.
  • Payment instructions are listed here.

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