Remigration

Remigration means a move to Finland by persons who have

  • Finnish roots
  • a close connection to Finland in some other way.

Under certain conditions, these persons may get a residence permit in Finland without any other grounds such as work or studies.

You may apply for a residence permit on the grounds of remigration if you meet one of the following conditions:

Family members

If you have been granted a residence permit on the basis of remigration, your family may usually apply for a residence permit on the basis of family ties.

You are allowed to work if you have a residence permit on the basis of remigration

If you have been granted a residence permit on the basis of remigration, there are no limits on your right to work and study in Finland. Read more on the page Right to work.

Application process when you are applying for your first residence permit on the basis of remigration

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