Muutto Kauniaisiin

Moving to Kauniainen

Coronavirus and moving to Finland

Border traffic in Finland is being restricted. Many countries still have quarantine provisions in place.

To read more, go to: Coronavirus and moving to Finland.

Permit matters

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:

Kaupparaitti 10
00770 Helsinki
Open: Mon–Fri 8:00–16.15

linkkiFinnish Immigration Service:
Electronic appointment bookingFinnish | Swedish | English

You can also apply for many residence permits and EU registration online through the Enter Finland service.
Electronic applicationFinnish | Swedish | English

Read more:Moving to Finland.

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
Lintulahdenkuja 2
00530 Helsinki

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

Municipality of residence in Finland

linkkiDigital and Population Data Services Agency:
Registering a foreign citizenFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiInternational House Helsinki:
IHH – a service point for people moving to Finland English