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News, 6/12/2013 | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

A citizenship declaration can now be submitted online

The Finnish Immigration Service has expanded the range of applications for Finnish citizenship available online. Applicants must still pay a visit to a Finnish embassy abroad or a police station in Finland.

Submit your application online (The Finnish Immigration Service)  Photo: The Finnish Immigration Service

More rapid processing through e-service

The online system helps to process applications more speedily and applicants can follow the status of the processing on the e-service.

However, processing an application can start only after the applicant has verified his or her identity and the presented original copies of the required documents at a Finnish embassy abroad or a police station at home.

Make sure that

  • you answer all questions in the application form
  • you provide all required attachments
  • you pay the processing fee.

In the e-service you can also

  • complement the application
  • follow the status of the processing
  • obtain notification about the decision.

A link to the Finnish Immigration Service’s e-service: https://e-asiointi.migri.fi
You can choose whether you want an e-mail or an SMS message to your customer account on notifications, such as a request for further information, or notification of a decision.

Who can obtain Finnish citizenship by declaration?

Citizenship application forms (the Finnish Immigration Service)

  • children born out of wedlock if the father is a Finnish citizen (form KAN4)
  • adopted children aged between 12 and 17 to a Finnish citizen (form KAN5)
  • young persons aged between 18 and 22 years (form KAN6
  • former Finnish citizens (form KAN7)
  • citizens of other Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) (KAN8).

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Updated 6/12/2013


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