Work Visa/Permit - Schengen Type "D"

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About

If you wish to work and reside in Finland for more than 6 months. You need a long-term work visa (Type-D).


The processing time for work visa may take from 6-12 weeks from the application day.

You can bring your spouse and kids with you.


The passport remains at the Embassy / Consulate during the entire process of visa proceeding

The general application process is :

  1. Get the employment letter or Work contract from the employer in Finland

  2. Prepare your visa application and gather other required documents for it.

  3. Apply for a Work visa and prepare to move to Finland

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DURATION

more than 3 months

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CITIZENSHIP

60 Month(s)

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FEES

90

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P. RESIDENCY

48 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements

6 Eligibility Requirements for Work Visa/Permit - Schengen Type "D"

  • You need a passport/travel document valid for at least 3 months and contains two blank pages
  • You need a job offer from an employer in Finland
  • You need a travel insurance policy for Finland or Schengen area with a coverage of at least 30.000 EUR for the entire duration of stay
  • You should be of good character and health
  • You need sufficient funds to cover your stay
  • You must possess the required skill/experience demanded by the job offered

Document Requirements

8 Document Required for Work Visa/Permit - Schengen Type "D"

  • A fully completed and signed application form
  • Copies of valid travel document
  • A passport photo (size 35x45 mm)
  • Copies of valid travel Insurance document
  • Copies of job offer letter from an employer
  • Character and health certificate (as applicable)
  • Documents proving the sufficient means of subsistence
  • Visa fee payment receipt

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