Finland: Stricter Citizenship Requirements

Key Points  

  • Finland intends to introduce stricter requirements for foreign nationals applying for citizenship  


The government of Finland introduced plans to extend the requirement to qualify for citizenship within the country. If measures are approved, the period will be extended from five years to eight years.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Finland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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