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Residence permit application for work in the field of science, culture or arts

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

Apply for a residence permit with this application if you are going to work professionally in the field of culture or arts.

Apply for a residence permit with this application also if:

  • You are coming to Finland in order to conduct scientific research.
  • You have an agreement with a research organisation and you have sufficient financial resources secured by income from gainful employment.
  • Your highest degree is a bachelor’s degree.

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, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Finnish Immigration Service
Updated: 6/5/2020