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Discover why Business immigration to Finland is the fastest and safest way to become citizen of Europe

Business immigration applicants

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Businessmen
Owners of small and medium size businesses. You can get a residence permit by establishing own company from zero or buy and become owner of a ready-made company in Finland.
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Specialists
Freelancers, individual entrepreneurs, and remote workers who can gain income from their individual entrepreneurship or remote work.
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Investors
Buy real estate to rent in Finland. Basically you establish renting company which allow you to get a residence permit for the whole family.

Scenarios of business immigration

Starting-up a new business
Starting-up a new business means you make investment in your own company. Establishing company from scratch so that it generates turnover, sufficient to pay taxes and salaries in Finland. This option is a nice choice if you have previous business experience.

After 4 years, you can apply for citizenship of Finland or after 5 years permanent residence. Our company experts help you to develop business plan, make all necessary registrations, legal processes and provide basic accounting services.


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Buying ready-made company
Buying a ready-made company means purchasing established company in Finland. Best option if you don't want to build infrastructure from scratch, and if you have little previous experience of business management. We help you to find right business to invest, carry out an audit.
Usually, purchased business is re-registered to your new company: the company assets, customer base, key employees, contracts, etc.
The most popular businesses to purchase are cafes and restaurant in Finland.

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Real estate business model
The basis for the Finnish Residence Permit maybe your own Finnish company that rents out and manages commercial or private premises. It is possible, against the pledge of the purchased real estate, to receive a loan of up to 40% for non-residents and residents can get more. However, purchasing the real estate itself is not a basis for obtaining the Residence Permit in Finland.
Real estate business model
The basis for the Finnish Residence Permit maybe your own Finnish company that rents out and manages commercial or private premises. It is possible, against the pledge of the purchased real estate, to receive a loan of up to 40% for non-residents and residents can get more. However, purchasing the real estate itself is not a basis for obtaining the Residence Permit in Finland.
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Our service

1
Personal consultation
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.
2
Signing of a contract
In accordance with the selected basis, we sign an agreement containing terms, duties and obligations.
3
Documents preparation
We prepare the package of documents for the Residence Permit. We file the documents with the Embassy of Finland or the Migration Service in Finland.
4
Submitting application
Once all required document prepared there is a need to visit Finnish immigration office. Our assistant will accompany you there.
5
Waiting for the decision
Your application is examined in some Finnish institutions depending on the selected basis (about 6 months).
6
Moving to Finland
When Residence Permit is granted, we will assist you in home search, municipality registration, applying for social benefits, tax registration, opening bank accounts and finding daycare services for your family.
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You are a self-employed person and your form of business is limited liability company or private entrepreneurship;

Your business must be profitable. Your means of support must be secured by your income from your business;

Period of stay in Finland in accordance with aliens act;

Extension of residence permit in a timely manner.

General requirements

In order to legally stay in Finland one need to satisfy the below requirements:

General requirements

In order to legally stay in Finland one need to satisfy the below requirements:

You are a self-employed person and your form of business is limited liability company or private entrepreneurship;

Your business must be profitable. Your means of support must be secured by your income from your business;

Period of stay in Finland in accordance with aliens act;

Extension of residence permit in a timely manner.

Income criteria
To extend Residence permit and apply for Permanent residence or Citizenship in future, your business has to be active and generate enough income to cover your wage and taxes. We take care of all included legal, tax and accounting aspects, supporting you all the way in every step.

This amount of salary, including the taxes should be payed to you every month to cover personal or family expenses:

For a Company Founder, one private person without a family - the net salary should be minimum 1300€ and approximately 300€ to pay the taxes (that makes 1600€ in total)

For a family of 3 the net salary shall be 2200€, and approximately 800€ more (at least) to pay the taxes (that makes 3000€ in total)

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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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