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Statistics on temporary protection

Statistics on temporary protection are updated every Tuesday.  

Number of applications

  • A total of 49,290  applications for temporary protection had been lodged on 30 January 2023.
    • Ukrainian nationals had submitted 48,397 applications.
    • Citizens of other countries had submitted 893 applications.

Estimated processing time

At the moment, the estimated processing time of an application for temporary protection is  one week. When the decision has been made, the Finnish Immigration Service sends the decision to the applicant by post. According to the estimates of the Finnish Immigration Service, it takes about one week for the decision to arrive by post. This means that you will receive the decision in about two weeks from submitting the application. 

After the decision has been made, the Finnish Immigration Service will order you a residence permit card. At present it takes about two weeks for the residence permit card to arrive.