Finland – New Notification Requirements for Posted Workers

Posted on September 5, 2017

  Effective September 1, 2017, companies posting employees for assignments in Finland will have new notification requirements. Finland has become the latest European Union member nation to revise its national laws and procedures to transpose the EU Posted Worker Enforcement… Read more »


Finland – Increased Processing Time

Posted on August 28, 2017

The Finnish Immigration Service is currently experiencing extended processing times due to understaffing. As a result, it is difficult to book appointments. Employers should submit an extension case as early as possible to accommodate the increased processing time.


Finland – Changes to Residence Permit Application Procedures; and New Posted Worker Notification Requirement

Posted on December 16, 2016

Proving Identity Effective November 10, 2016, an applicant will have to prove their identity in person and submit original documents within three months, rather than one month as previously. The change also applies to applicants who submitted their online application… Read more »


Finland – Changes to Finnish Immigration Process for Non EU Resident Permit

Posted on November 4, 2016

Finland has announced changes regarding the immigration process for non EU resident permits beginning January 1, 2017.   These changes include the delegation of processing all foreign resident applications to the Finnish Immigration Service and the submission of resident permit applications… Read more »


FINLAND – EU Blue Card Salary Requirements Lowered for 2016

Posted on February 2, 2016

Finland has decreased its salary threshold for EU Blue Card applicants making it only €4,524 per month down from €4,926 in 2015. All other salary thresholds remain the same for 2016.