Citizenship of Finland

You can get Finnish passport and become European citizen after 4 years of living in Finland.

Finnish passport advantages

Visa free entry to 187 countries
In the world Passport of Finland considered as one of the best passports.
On the authority of the Passport Index, Finnish passport provides visa free entering to 187 countries around the globe. Moreover, Finnish citizens are also have an access to the nations of the EU for work and study.

Finland accepts multiple citizenship
Citizen of Finland can be a citizen of another country, even if you have more than one citizenship, government will consider to be a Finnish citizen both in Finland and abroad.

Citizenship after 4 years
Finland is the only European country where you can become citizen after 4 years. In other EU countries becoming citizen usually takes at least 5-7 years
    Finnish passport, Finland citizenship
    Finnish passport
    Other benefits benefits you get as a citizen of Finland:
    Excellent world-class healthcare
    Free education
    National pension
    Child allowance
    Basic unemployment benefits
    Sickness and parental allowances
    Income support and rehabilitation

    Finnish passport requirements

    You have lived 4 years in Finland
    To get Finnish citizenship there is need to live sufficiently enough in Finland. Required period of living depends on your Residence permit status. For instance, after 4 years since the moment you get residence permit status A (self-employment or employment basis).
    You have not committed crime
    Finns taking public order very seriously, for this reason Finland considered as one of the safest countries in the world. Offences for which foreigner have been punished by petty fines do not absolutely prevent you from becoming a Finnish citizen.
    You have means of support to live in Finland
    Finns taking public order very seriously, for this reason Finland considered as one of the safest countries in the world. Offences for which foreigner have been punished by petty fines do not absolutely prevent you from becoming a Finnish citizen.
    You have language skills in Finnish or Swedish
    You may heard probably that Finnish is known as very hard language. Nonetheless knowledge of the language has nothing to do with language test. Finnish language exam is called YKI, it is divided into 4 parts: Speaking, Listening, Writing and Reading. To pass exam you don't even need to pass all 4 parts, instead you need only to pass only Reading and Speaking parts, that is enough for obtaining citizenship. Moreover, if you don't want to study Finnish, you can study Swedish instead.

    Our experts

    Tanja Pelkonen
    CEO
    Tanja is an expert in the field of legislation on joint stock companies, the Finnish tax legislation (including the EU), migration laws, social security (protection) laws. Member of the Finnish Transport and Logistics (SKAL).
    Anna Salo
    Chief technical expert
    Anna is the chief technical expert in company. Expert in the field of joint-stock company legislation, Finnish immigration legislation, social insurance legislation.
    Igor Titov
    Expert for investment projects
    Igor is a professional in the field of investments in commercial and residential property in Finland. He has significant experience in analytics, strategic planning and business communications in Finland.

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