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The Finnish Immigration Service’s online service Enter Finland guides you forward. Instructions on how to use the service can be found below. 

See also the frequently asked questions on the and websites.

In Enter Finland, instructions can also be found behind the question mark icons. 

Video instructions for Enter Finland

Our video instructions help you use the Enter Finland online service. 


How to use Enter Finland 

Enter Finland - Reasons to apply online 

 Replying to a request for additional information in Enter Finland

Adding documents to your application in Enter Finland

Applying for a residence permit online



Create a user account.



Fill in the application and add your documents.



Choose your service point.



Pay the processing fee.



Send the application.



Contact a Finnish embassy or consulate to schedule your visit or book an appointment at a service point of the Finnish Immigration Service. 



Visit the embassy, consulate or service point to prove your identity.

Follow the status of your application.



If more information is needed, you will get a request for additional information.



Reply to the request on time.



You will be notified in Enter Finland when the decision is ready.





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