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.
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.
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