Working in Finland
Foreigners who wish to work in Finland will require a residence permit for an employed person.
You can apply for a residence permit for an employed person if you have been offered employment in Finland.
The application for the first permit must be made prior to entering Finland at the Finnish Embassy (see the link's section for Finnish embassies abroad) of the country of origin of the applicant. Information on application for a residence permit for an employed person is available on the website of the Finnish Immigration Service.
When applying for a worker’s residence permit attach the Appendix to Worker’s Residence Permit Application filled in and signed by the employer.If the preliminary decision of the Employment Agency is positive, the Finnish Immigration Service can supply the employee with a residence permit.
Applications for extended residence permits for employed persons in Finland are dealt with by the local police.
Residence permit applications in English
Residence permits for a non-EU employee in English
Residence permit applications in Swedish
Residence permits for a non-EU employee in Swedish
Residence permit applications in Finnish
Residence permits for a non-EU employee in Finnish