Living in Finland

Cities

Muutto Kauniaisiin

Moving to Kauniainen

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.

Address:
Käenkuja 3A
00500 Helsinki

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.

linkkiEnterfinland.fi:
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 Helsinki unit of the Local Register Office of Uusimaa.

Local Register Office of Uusimaa
Helsinki unit
Albertinkatu 25
00180 Helsinki
Tel. 029 55 39391

When visiting the local register office, bring 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

linkkiLocal register office:
Registering a foreign citizenFinnish | Swedish | English

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