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Responsible for the service Finnish Immigration Service

Citizenship declaration for a Nordic citizen

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

With this declaration you can apply for Finnish citizenship if you are a citizen of a Nordic country, are 18 years of age, have not received your Nordic citizenship by application, have lived in Finland for the past five years and have not been sentenced to imprisonment during these five years. You can also apply for 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 citizenship on his or her own with this form.

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: 12/1/2022