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As an immigrant in Finland

If you are coming to Finland as an immigrant, you may have to apply for a residence permit or register your residence in Finland. At the same time it is wise to apply for a Finnish personal identify code. 

There are numerous different integration services available that help you in your integration process in Finland. On InfoFinland.fi you can find reliable and readable information about Finland in your own language.

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An immigrant’s check-list

If you are coming to Finland as an immigrant, you must find out many things in advance.

Nordic citizens’ permits and notifications

If you are a Nordic citizen and you are moving to Finland, register at the Digital and Population Data Services Agency.

EU citizens’ permits and notifications

If you are a citizen of an EU Member State, Liechtenstein, or Switzerland, and are moving to Finland permanently, you must register.

Permits and notifications for non-EU citizens

If you are a citizen of a non-EU country and are moving to Finland to become an entrepreneur, you need a residence permit for an entrepreneur.

Personal identity code

The personal identity code is a means of identification that is more specific than a name.

Integration services help immigrants

There are different services available that facilitate your integration in Finnish society.