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Changing status of right of permanent residence for British citizen

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

The withdrawal agreement between the United Kingdom and the EU entered into force on 1 February 2020. The period of applications for a right of residence under the withdrawal agreement has ended on 30 September 2021.

You can apply for changing status of right of permanent residence under the withdrawal agreement even after 30 September 2021, if you have reasonable grounds to submit your application late and you have been living in Finland based on the right granted to you by EU citizenship before the end of the transition period on 1 January 2021.

To whom and on what terms

A fee is charged for the service.


Period of validity

The permit is valid for a fixed time.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Immigration Service
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Immigration Service
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, English, Swedish
Text edited by: Finnish Immigration Service
Updated: 30/9/2021