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Visiting a service point

Prepare for your visit to a service point with the help of the instructions below. For instructions on how to book an appointment, see the pages Booking an appointment and Handling matters at a service point.

Handling your matters at Finnish missions

Visit the website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland or the web pages of the missions to find out more about visiting Finnish embassies and consulates: finlandabroad.fi
 

Applying for a residence permit?
Prepare for your visit to a service point!

Book an appointment beforehand.
migri.fi/book-an-appointment

 

If you applied online, bring with you to the service point:

  • your passport

  • a passport photo or a photograph retrieval code from a photo shop

  • originals of all your documents.

 

 

If you are applying on paper, bring with you to the service point:

  • a filled-in application form

  • your passport + copies of your passport

  • a passport photo or a photograph retrieval code from a photo shop

  • originals and copies of all your documents.

 

 

 

 

 

If you have documents that are not in Finnish, Swedish or English, have them officially translated and bring the translations with you.

 

 

Remember to bring cash or a card for paying the processing fee.

 

The part ‘If a child under 18 years of age is applying with you’ begins.

If a child under 18 years of age is applying with you, you and the child must visit the service point together. 

 

 

Book an appointment for a family.

 

Bring the child’s passport and filled-in application form with you.

The part ‘If a child under 18 years of age is applying with you’ ends.

 

We are happy to serve you in Finnish, Swedish or English. If you don't speak any of these languages, bring along someone who can help.

Welcome to the service point!

 

 

 

 

Applying for a residence permit?
Remember to bring your passport to the service point!

When you visit a service point, you will need to show your passport.

 

Make sure that the passport is valid.

 

Your child or spouse must bring their passports to the service point as well, if they are applying with you.

 

 

 

 

What happens at the service desk when you apply for a residence permit?

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