Better known as ‘the land of a thousand lakes, Finland is paradise for people who want to live in one of the most developed countries in the world. It’s also one of the largest countries by area in Europe, but with a population of only 5.3 million of which the majority lives in urban areas.
But Finland is not only a beautiful and quiet place. It’s politically stable and the safest travel destination in the world. It is also ranks second in the world for equality and has the smallest gender employment gap. Finns trust their politicians and police and have the best primary education worldwide. No wonder Finland is the fifth happiest nation worldwide.
These facts explain why the number of foreigners settling in the country is growing each year. You’ll soon experience the importance of education and training when working in Finland. It is considered a great factor in business success.
Finns take great pride in their culture and history and trust and honesty are traits that are greatly valued.
Nordic citizens, that is, citizens of Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark are free to enter, reside, study and work in Norway. They do not need a visa, residence or work permit.
Other citizens from the European Economic Area (EEA) can also work and live in Finland.
If you are not an EEA or Nordic citizen, you could gain residency in the following ways:
Work and Business Visas
Through your Family
Youth Mobility Visa
Here are some of the ways to get citizenship in Finland:
The passport for Finland allows you to travel to 161 countries without a visa.
Its global rank is 5.