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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

RESIDENCE PERMIT CATEGORY FEE (EUR) FEE (USD)
First residence permit (other work, specialist, specialist (blue card), researcher, athlete, coach or trainer, internship, working holiday  410 450
First residence permit for an employed person or self-employed person  490 540
Residence permit for studies  350 385
First residence permit, minor applicant*  240  265
First residence permit, spouse  470 520

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

Service charge:

SERVICE TYPE SERVICE FEE (USD)
VFS Residence Permit Service 88

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

SERVICE TYPE SERVICE FEE (USD)
Courier service 30

Courier service for Washington State, US applicants

(if delivery from Vancouver, Canada)
57
Photo Booth Facility (6 passport size photographs) 12
Photocopy / Printout (per page) 1

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.