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Responsible for the service Finnish Immigration Service

Citizenship declaration for an adopted child

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Apply with this declaration for Finnish citizenship for an adopted child who has turned 12 years of age if you or your spouse is a Finnish citizen. In addition, the probate of adoption has to be valid in Finland on 1 June 2003 or later. The declaration is submitted by the person who has custody of the child or the child’s guardian.

To whom and on what terms

A fee is charged for the service.


Period of validity

For 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