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Citizenship application for a child

If you are a Finnish citizen you can with this application apply for Finnish citizenship for a minor child who is in your care and lives with you. For the best interest of the child or for a weighty reason, the application can also be submitted by the child’s guardian or a foreign national who has custody of the child.

  • Expected processing time
    5–9 months

  • Electronic application fee
    350 €

  • Paper application fee
    440 €