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Statistics on temporary protection

Statistics on temporary protection are updated every Monday.  

Number of applications

  • A total of 39,868 applications for temporary protection had been lodged on 25 September 2022.
    • Ukrainian nationals had submitted 39,397 applications.
    • Citizens of other countries had submitted 471 applications.


  • On 25 September 2022, the Finnish Immigration Service had made a decision on 38,357 applications for temporary protection.  

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.