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Citizenship declaration for a Nordic citizen

Submit this declaration if you wish to get Finnish citizenship and you meet the following conditions:

  • You are a citizen of a Nordic country and are at least 18 years of age.
  • You have become a citizen of a Nordic country not by application but by some other way.
  • You have lived in Finland for the past five years.
  • You have not been sentenced to imprisonment during the past five years.
  • Expected processing time for electronic application

    5 months

  • Expected processing time for paper application

    5 months

  • Electronic application fee

    150 € / child 80 €

  • Paper application fee

    220 € / child 100 €

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

You can also apply for Finnish citizenship for minor children in your care. You will then need to fill in a supplement form (only in Finnish and Swedish) for each child. If you are under 18 years old, you cannot use this declaration form to apply for citizenship on your own.

This is what you should do:

Get ready for applying

Fill in the application