If you want to work in Finland you need to apply for a most common permit called a “Residence Permit” for an employed person. Recently total of 47 companies have been approved by the Finland Immigration Service to sponsor foreign applicants for work in Finland. Almost 29,213 permits have been issued in the last 6 months. Today in this article, we provide you the complete information about the Finland Residence Permit Process for employment in.
Details of Finland Residence Permit
|Resident Permit For a Employee
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Eligible Occupations for Finland Residence Permit
- Insulation worker
- Construction worker
- Farm worker
- Lorry driver, truck driver
- Care Assistant
- Domestic worker
Details of Residence Permit
It is the type of permit granted to the employed person for the professional field according to his job. If you get the residence permit it means you are allowed to work in Finland for your Finnish Employer.
✓ Processing Time of Residence Permit: 2 Months
✓ Eligible Age For Residence Permit: 18-34 years
✓ Cost of Finnish Residence Permit: 490 € If the applicant applies online. 740 € if the applicant applies on paper.
✓ Visa Duration: Valid for 2 years.
Note: If you have lived in Finland for 4 years you can apply for permanent residency.
What is a Finland Type D Visa
The Government of Finland launched the new fast work visa category called “Finland D Visa” in June. You need to get a Job letter from your Certified Finnish Employer. If your employer is certified, you will receive a Finland D visa within 10 days.
- Must have a job offer letter from a Finnish Employer.
- Must have sufficient qualifications and education to get a job in Finland.
- According to the year 2024, a minimum salary of EUR 1,331/month is required.
- A valid passport
- Passport Photo
- Passport page containing personal data (Color copies)
- All passport pages containing notes (Color Copies)
- The document shows that you are legally resident in the country where you apply.
For a residence permit fill out the online application form here. Pay the application fee. Your employer must add your terms of employment and other required documents to your application using Enter Finland for Employers.
You need to go to the Finnish Embassy to book an appointment(Book Here). And last, wait for the decision and residence permit.