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Application for release from Finnish citizenship

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

With this application you can be released from your Finnish citizenship if you are a citizen of a foreign state or you wish to become a citizen of a foreign state. You can also apply for release from Finnish citizenship for minor children in your care. You will then need a supplement form. Which supplement form you need depends on the age of the child. A minor cannot apply for release from citizenship on his or her own with this form. You cannot be released from your citizenship if your domicile is in Finland or the purpose of your release would be to avoid an obligation related to your Finnish citizenship.

To whom and on what terms

A fee is charged for the service.


Period of validity

Until further notice

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Immigration Service
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Immigration Service
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Immigration Service
Updated: 6/2/2020