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Responsible for the service Finnish Immigration Service

Citizenship application for a child

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

If you are a Finnish citizen you can with this application apply for Finnish citizenship for a minor child who is in your care and lives with you. For the best interest of the child or for a weighty reason, the application can also be submitted by the child’s guardian or a foreign national who has custody of the child.

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: 12/1/2022