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At the service point of the Finnish Immigration Service in Helsinki, you can apply for residence permits and registrations of EU citizens’ right of residence. Make an appointment with the service point in advance.
Helsinki service point of the Finnish Immigration Service:
Open: Mon–Fri 8:00–16.15
You can also apply for many residence permits and EU registration online through the Enter Finland service.
Registering as a resident
If you move to live permanently in Kauniainen, you are required to register as a resident of the municipality. You can register at the Digital and Population Data Services Agency in Helsinki.
Digital and Population Data Services Agency
Tel. 0295 536 320
When visiting the Digital and Population Data Services Agency, please bring along the following:
- personal identification (a passport, for example)
- residence permit and residence card (if you need a residence permit for Finland)
- right of residence registration certificate (if you are a citizen of an EU country)
- marriage certificate
- birth certificates of your children
Please note that foreign documents must be legalised and translated into Finnish or Swedish.
Read more: Registering as a resident