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Citizenship declaration for a young person with long-term residence in Finland

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Apply with this declaration for Finnish citizenship if you are 18 to 22 years of age, you have not been sentenced to imprisonment, you have lived in Finland for at least ten years in total or have been born in Finland and have lived here for at least six years in total. If you also wish to apply for Finnish citizenship for a minor child in your care you need a supplement form for him or her. A child has the right to be granted citizenship only in connection with the application of the person who has custody of him or her.

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