Business immigration to Finland
You can get a residence permit and become Finnish citizen in 4 years by establishing your own company from the very beginning or purchasing a ready-made company in Finland.
Business immigration to Finland
You can get a residence permit and become Finnish citizen in 4 years by establishing your own company from the very beginning or purchasing a ready-made company in Finland.

Whom is this for

Businessmen

If you have experience in running business. For example, businesses owners, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs, freelancers and self-employed employees.

Professionals

If you have experience or educational background. For example, engineers, programmers, doctors, economists and managers.

Investors

If you are an individual who commits capital with the expectation of receiving financial returns. For example, real estate investors.
The main criteria of a successful business immigrant applicant is income. This rule applied for both starting-up a new company or purchasing a ready made business you need finances. If you are not sure about entrepreneur immigration you can pass our free immigration evaluation test right here

Business immigration options

New company in Finland

Business immigration by starting-up a new business means you open a new company so it can generate enough income to pay Finnish taxes and your own salary. This option is the best option if you have prior experience in business.

Investments needed: minimum 50 000 EUR

Running business in Finland

Business immigration by buying a ready-made business means you buy a running company in Finland. This is the best option if you don't have any prior experience in business but have knowledge. Person who sells the business signs over full ownership to you. You should have all the company's assets, customers, key employees, contracts and many other things depending on the business you wish to buy in Finland. For foreigners cafes and small restaurants are the most popular businesses to purchase in Finland.

Investments needed: minimum 35 000 EUR

Real estate investments

Business immigration based on real estate investments for the purpose of obtaining rental income. You are going to launch a housing management company and organize long-term and short-term rentals and additional services.

Investments needed: minimum 300 000 EUR

Business immigration options

New company in Finland

Business immigration by starting-up a new business means you open a new company so it can generate enough income to pay Finnish taxes and your own salary. This option is the best option if you have prior experience in business.
Investments needed:
minimum 50 000 EUR

Running business in Finland

Business immigration by buying a ready-made business means you buy a running company in Finland. This is the best option if you don't have any prior experience in business but have knowledge. Person who sells the business signs over full ownership to you. You should have all the company's assets, customers, key employees, contracts and many other things depending on the business you wish to buy in Finland. For foreigners cafes and small restaurants are the most popular businesses to purchase in Finland.
Investments needed:
minimum 35 000 EUR

Real estate investments

Business immigration based on real estate investments for the purpose of obtaining rental income. You are going to launch a housing management company and organize long-term and short-term rentals and additional services.
Investments needed:
minimum 300 000 EUR

How we can help you

01
Finconsult's expert examine your case and suggest the best strategy for obtaining a Residence Permit based on your professional backgrounds, work experience and other conditions.

Meeting

02
Finconsult will help you officially register your company in Finland

Official registration

03
Our business acquisition managers will help you to search and purchase ready-made companies in Finland. Assist in the business acquisition process.

Business search

04
Your personal manager will arrange all required documents based on the business plan and supervise the application of the documents to get the Residence Permits.

Application

05
We are going to follow and assist until you and your family get the Residence Permits.

Waiting for the decision

06
When your Residence Permit is granted, we can assist you in the home search, municipality registration, applying for social benefits, tax registration processes, opening a bank account, and finding daycare services for your family.

Moving to Finland

Ready for immigration?

Apply for Business immigration consultation if you want to get full information on all immigration opportunities, your possibilities, additional information about Finland and developing step by step immigration strategy for you.

Requirements

Personal requirements

You need to be a self-employed person in your own company.
Your business must be profitable so it can cover minimal salary in Finland, which is 1,236€ per month.
You need to stay at least 183 days in Finland in order to extend your Finnish residence permit.
You should have a full package of required documents for business immigration.

Requirements for business

Business must to be active and generate income to pay wage and taxes obligations.
We recommend our clients to choose a limited liability company or private entrepreneurship as a form of company.
You need to explain your potential customers and partners you are going to have in Finland.
Registration fees, taxes, pensions and insurance have to be paid on time.

Personal requirements

You need to be a self-employed person in your own company.
Your business must be profitable so it can cover minimal salary in Finland, which is 1,236€ per month.
You need to stay at least 183 days in Finland in order to extend your Finnish residence permit.
You should have a full package of required documents for business immigration.

Requirements for business

Business must to be active and generate income to pay wage and taxes obligations.
We recommend our clients to choose a limited liability company or private entrepreneurship as a form of company.
You need to explain your potential customers and partners you are going to have in Finland.
Registration fees, taxes, pensions and insurance have to be paid on time.

Requirements

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Needed investments
For starting a new business
First of all, you need to understand that starting a new business requires finances because there is need to cover all company's costs, such as, own salary, rent, marketing, equipment, website.
Needed investments
For buying a company
You need to understand that 50 000 EUR is an approximate number, sometimes it is possible to find good business for 25 000 EUR. However, we recommend our customers to invest 50 000 EUR. We will make an audit and find a perfect business for you to invest in.
Needed investments
For real estate investments
Real estate investments amount depends on apartments you willing to buy
Additional clarification
Work as a self-employed
In Finland it is not enough to own a company, you need to work there as a self-employed worker.
Additional clarification
Minimal salary in Finland
For one person 1600 EUR before tax (1300+300)


For 2 persones 2200 EUR before tax (1700+500)


For 3 persons 3000 EUR before tax (2200+800)


Additional clarification
Minimal stay in Finland
You need to stay at least 183 days in Finland in order to extend your Finnish residence permit. Period of stay in Finland in accordance with aliens act
Let's develop immigration strategy for you
Interested in immigration?
Apply for Business immigration workshop if you want to get detailed information about business immigration opportunities, your possibilities, additional information about Finland and developing step by step immigration strategy for you.