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Citizenship declaration for an adopted child

Submit this declaration to apply for Finnish citizenship for an adopted child who is at least 12 years of age if:

  • you or your spouse hold Finnish citizenship;
  • the decision on adoption has become valid in Finland on 1 June 2003 or later; and
  • you have custody of the child or are the child's guardian.

You will find the declaration form at the bottom of this page. Please read the instructions on this page first before filling in the form.

  • Expected processing time for electronic application

    3 months

  • Expected processing time for paper application

    3 months

  • Electronic application fee

    80 €

  • Paper application fee

    100 €

This is what you should do:

Get ready for applying

Fill in the application