In all cases, the employer has to ensure that a foreign employee has the required residence permit for working in Finland, or make sure that the employee does not need a residence permit. This rule applies to all foreign employees.There are no exceptions.
Please submit a copy of your residence permit to your HR coordinator.
Is a permit to live, stay, and travel in Finland as long as the permit is valid, the person may leave and return to the country
The first residence permit is usually sought from a Finnish embassy abroad before arriving to Finland
The first permit is always temporary, usually valid for 1 year
The person may visit other Schengen countries and use the residence permit as if a visa, may stay in these countries for no more than 90 days per half a year, if the residence permit is valid
The first permit costs 410 € if submitted electronically, and 610 € if submitted in paper form (2021).
Applications for extensions to residence permits are submitted to the Immigraion Services prior to the expiry of the existing residence permit. The application should be submitted in good time before the previous one expires.The Finnish Immigration Service will grant you an extended permit if the requirements for granting you your previous fixed-term residence permit still exist.
Foreign researchers may work and reside in the country while the application is being processed until a legally valid decision has been made in the matter. The extension of the residence permit costs 260 € (2021).