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Changes to your application or contact information

Inform the Finnish Immigration Service of all changes that affect your application. For example, you need to tell us if you get married or become a parent.

Inform us about any changes by writing to us in Finnish, Swedish or English. The form of this written notification is free, but you must date it and sign it.

Submit your supplementary documents via the e-service or by post

  • If you have submitted your application via our e-service, log in and send your supplementary documents there. If you have chosen to submit your application through the e-service, you have to continue using the e-service throughout the application process.
  • If you have applied on a paper form, we recommend that you send your additional documents by post.
  • If you wish to submit your documents in person, you can do this at a service point or an office of the Finnish Immigration Service during opening hours. Put the documents in an envelope and drop the envelope in the postbox.

The documents will be attached to your application more quickly if you fill in a covering note with the information about your matter and attach the note to your documents.

You can rely on us to attach the documents to your application. You do not need to call us and check this later.

You should only send us documents that you wish to attach to a matter that we are processing. If other authorities, for example the police, have requested documents from you, you must submit these documents directly to them.

Notify the Finnish Immigration Service of any changes to your contact details

Notify the Finnish Immigration Service immediately if your contact details change during the time your application is being processed.

If you have submitted your application electronically, you can make changes to your contact details in the e-service Enter Finland.

If you have submitted a paper application, notify us of your new contact details by filling in this form. Send the form to us by post or bring it to one of our offices or service points during opening hours. Put the form in an envelope and drop the envelope in the postbox.

A child who is a co-applicant must supplement the citizenship application at the age of 18

If a child, who is a co-applicant in a citizenship application, turns 18 before a decision has been made on the application, he or she must supplement the application so that it applies to him or her.

Supplementing the application means that the co-applicant fills in the citizenship application form KAN_1. The filled-in application should be handed in to the Finnish Immigration Service, for example by post.

The Finnish Immigration service sends a letter to any co-applicant who comes of age, urging him or her to supplement the application so that it applies to him or her. The letter contains a time limit during which the application can be supplemented free of charge.

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