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The processing queue of students’ residence permit applications

This page contains current information about the processing of students’ residence permit applications. We usually publish updates on the status of the processing queue every week on Tuesdays. The updates show the status of the queue up until the previous Sunday. The latest updates may occasionally be missing from this page due to technical issues with the statistical service.

Applications for a first residence permit

On 12 May 2024, the number of first applications for a residence permit for studies being processed was approximately 966.

At the moment, we are processing applications received before and on 15 April 2024.

Since 1 January 2024, decisions have been made on 2 375 first applications for a residence permit for studies.

Applications for an extended permit

On 12 May 2024, the number of applications for an extended permit for studies being processed was approximately 103.

At the moment, we are processing applications received before and on 3 April 2024.

Since 1 January 2024, decisions have been made on 570 applications for an extended permit for studies.

Follow the processing of your application online

You can follow the processing of your application with the help of chatbot Kamu. Kamu will check the status of your application among all other applications with the same type of matter and processing grounds. Read more about chatbot Kamu.

You can receive automated email messages from us when the processing stage of your application changes.

Residence permit applications for studies are processed as urgent

We process all residence permit applications for studies as urgent without any separate requests.

We will contact you if we need any additional information for your application.

Need help? See the Frequently Asked Questions page

You can find answers to most questions about students’ residence permits on our website: Frequently asked questions about students’ residence permits.