Residence permit application on the basis of an intergovernmental agreement
Apply for a residence permit with this application if your work is part of an intergovernmental agreement.
You must have confirmed employment before you can apply for this permit.
If your employer has obtained employer certification, you can apply for a D visa at the same time as you apply for a residence permit. The D visa allows you to travel to Finland immediately after you have been issued with a residence permit and a D visa sticker has been attached to your passport. Read more about the D visa.
Your spouse and children can apply for a D visa if they are applying for a residence permit on the basis of family ties.
Right to work
- Your right to work gives you the right to perform the work for which you have been granted a residence permit.
- Your right to work begins when you are granted a residence permit. You cannot start working before you get a residence permit.
- Your right to work ends when your residence permit expires.