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Fees At A Glance

Residence permit fees have to be paid through the e-service Enter Finland before visiting the Application Centre. If the payment has not been made in Enter Finland it can be made in the Application Centre. Fees can be paid by debit or credit card

First residence permit (other work, specialist, specialist (blue card), researcher, athlete, coach or trainer, internship, working holiday  410 485
First residence permit for an employed person,  self-employed person or entrepreneur  490 580
Residence permit for studies and start-up entrepreneur  350 415
First residence permit, minor applicant*  240  285
First residence permit, spouse  470 555

*Applicant under 18 years old is considered to be minor.

Service charge:

VFS Residence Permit Service 89

The Application Centre offers optional services at a nominal additional cost below:

Courier service 30

Courier service for Washington State, US applicants

(if delivery from Vancouver, Canada)
Photo Booth Facility (6 passport size photographs) 12
Photocopy / Printout (per page) 1

Keeping in mind the health and safety of all our customers and employees in view of the ongoing COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines, decision envelopes will be returned back only by courier till further notice for all Finland RP customers, effective 01.09.2020. This measure applies to Finland Application Centres globally. The primary purpose of this measure is to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus amongst our customers and employees. The measure is expected to be in place until the risk perception of COVID-19 is significantly reduced. The fee for this service is Euro XX (XX in local currency), irrespective of the delivery location.

Please Note:

  • Applicable residence permit fees in USD are subject to change without notice according to the current exchange rate.
  • Fees at the Application Centre are paid in USD.
  • Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.