Registration as a foreigner in Finland
This page covers the registration as a foreigner in Finland.
All new students except nationals of the Nordic countries need to register their right to reside in Finland if the studies exceed 3 months after they have arrived in Finland.
- Registration should be done in person at the Digital and Population Data Services Agency.
- Bring your residence permit, address details in Finland and passport with you
- Register a permanent address in Finland so that you receive the benefits of having a municipality of residence registered.
The right to reside in Finland is valid until further notice.