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Working in Finland

  • The offices of the Consulate General of Finland and the Embassy of Sweden, which represents Finland in visa matters, issue work visa permits to Finland. Work visa programs for Finland vary by country of origin. Finland operates exchange programs with numerous countries under the Schengen Agreement. Finland work permits let visiting workers from foreign countries procure work in Finland. A common type of Finnish work visa utilizes a youth mobility program allowing young workers to visit and learn to appreciate life in Finland.

    The Consulate General of Finland may assess fees for certain services. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, money order, and certified check. Personal checks and credit cards do not constitute acceptable forms of payment when dealing with the Consulate General of Finland. Fees stand subject to change. Applicants wishing to have residence permit cards sent by mail must bring payment at the time of application.

    Working travelers to Finland must hold a valid passport from the country of origin, and the passport may not expire during the intended stay in Finland. Workers must maintain funds to cover expenses during the stay as well as a return ticket out of Finland. The Consulate General of Finland offices will verify these funds prior to issuing a work visa to Finland.

    Many Finland work visa permits allow applicants aged 18 to 30 to access the country. Finnish visa programs typically fill quickly and reach a set yearly quota early. Finland offers work visa programs with limited approval for older workers. Besides a passport, additional documentation or authorization may represent one of the hurdles to obtaining a work visa for Finland. Countries operating as part of the Schengen Agreement, such as Finland, France, Italy, and many other European nations, allow workers to pass between borders easily with government approval.

    Permit extension forms exist for applicants wishing to extend stays in Finland. Finnish police generally make final determination of permit extensions. Valid reasons for extending visas or residence permits include adoption, schooling, employment, self-employment, international protection, and other reasons as outlined by the Finnish government. Applicants may also apply for permanent residence through the naturalization process. Newly appointed Finnish citizens retain and reserve all rights and responsibilities of full citizens.

    Contact the local offices of the Consulate General of Finland to discover further information on the work visa application process for Finland. A link to the visa page of the Finnish Consulate and Embassy website in the U.S. is provided as an example.

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    20 Comments on “Working in Finland

    1. All the websites here are in their nation’s language and many people can not understand what are the requirements for the job offers nor how to apply for those offers.

    2. I am youth looking for a farm picking job in Finland and am currently in zambia. How possible is this?

    3. Hello, we are a couple (both 33 years old) from France, and we are actually living in Andorra, we are both ski instructors in winter and we have previously done gardening jobs in summer. We love outdoor jobs and we think this would be an interesting way of getting to know your country and learning new things. We are free from June to September.
      Looking forward to hearing from you, best regards.

    4. I’m looking for a job during the summer’s holidays period( being free from July to September) I’m from Spain, living on Barcelona and I speak good english. It would be great to work during the next summer picking fruits, with agriculture works…
      So looking forward to hear ananswer

    5. Hello I am from Bulgaria. I would like to working a picking job this summer. I am 29 years old.

    6. Dear Sir,
      I’m from Uzhgorod City, Ukraine. I am 25 years old, economist.
      Could you offer me some work in your farm? I grew up in the countryside, that’s why I’m good at farm work. I’m ready to work starting in May or June.

      Best wishes

    7. Im a Ukrainian guy with over 5 years of farming experience (picking, seeding, weeding) and Im interested in short and long term positions, casual, part and full time work on your farm.
      Im hard working, self motivated and fit well with many people.
      Also I have a drivers licence and I am willing to travel and start any time.
      Best regards.

    8. Hi. How are you? My name is URI. I’m spanish. I’ve been watching your website and I’d like to know if you offer any job positions at your place. I quit my job here in Spain and I’ll spend the next year travelling around. Why not work abroad in Finland? It could be a good opportunity to learn more about the country and the culture.
      Kind regards,

    9. My name is João Guimarães i’m 30 and i’m from Portugal. In the last months i’ve been working in a farm in my country and now I intend to continue this activity abroad, and harvesting the fruit is something I intend to do now. The farm work is something that has always captivated me and I hope to be part of your team. I am available immediately.
      I’ll be waiting for a positive response from you.

    10. Hello from Croatia!

      Where, exactly , people can apply for a picking job ?
      I would love to work that job in Finland, waiting for the answer.

    11. Hello
      We’re looking for a job during the summer (from July to September). We’re two girls from Russia, 27 years old, we speak good english. It would be great to work on picking fruits and berries, with agriculture works…
      We have an experience of work in ferms of Finland.
      We are nonsmokers, no alcohol or other drugs.
      So looking forward to hear answer!
      Thank you in advance.

    12. Hello,
      I’m Alex, I’m 20 years old and I’m from Romania, but now, I live in Italy(Turin). I’m looking for a picking job(fruit, vegetables, etc.), anywhere in the Europe and I can start right now. I speak 3 languages(romanian, italian and english). I’m a friendly guy, a good guy and I’m ready to work at anytime!!!
      I’ll be waiting for a response. Thank you!
      Best regards,

    13. Hello,

      We’re from Italy. Me and my girlfriend would really like to work on the farm during the summer holidays (August). I’m 28 and my girlfriend is 25 years old. We aren’t affraid to work, our health is good and we dont have any bad habits. We are communicative, friendly and we take our task responsibly.We want to work and earn money.

      We’ll be waiting for a response.

      Yours faithfully,

    14. Hello,

      Me and my girlfriend are currently looking for seasonal work abroad for this coming summer. I myself am British and 20 years of age, and will have finished by University degree in June, and My girlfriend is from Poland and is currently studying her Masters degree. This summer however, we are looking to work together. We are both extremely friendly people, who are very hardworking, and who love to meet new people from all over the world. Going to Finland and working on the land would be a great experience for us both, and we would be very grateful for any opportunity which may arise for us to work. We are both fluent in English, and have had previous work experience abroad in the USA last summer.
      If there is any opportunity for us to work we would be very happy if you could respond.
      Yours Faithfully,

    15. Dear Employer,

      Me and my friend are 4th-year veterinary students from Hungary. We would so much like to work in farm work including but not limited to fruit-picking, animal care and environment.

      We look forward to hearing from you!


    16. Hello,
      Me and my friend are 23 years old, we are czech students and we would really like to work on farm. We are available in june and august. We are used to hard work. We are very friendly ane we like meeting new people.

      We’ll be waiting for a response. Thank you!

    17. Hello,
      i’m an italian student willing to make a working experience in Sweden.Looking forward to find a job as fruit picker for this summer.
      I’m a hard worker,trustworthy and sociable.I love working open-air and i get real gratification from it.
      I’ll be available from the beginning of June until the beginning of September.

      Best Regards,

    18. Hello

      I am looking for a picking job in Finland. Could you help me to find one?

      Best regards

    19. Hello there

      I am a student in Italy. I am looking for any type of jobs in Finland for this summer time. Can you help me to get in there, please?

    20. Good afternoon,

      I am a Portuguese girl aged 26 and seeking work in agriculture
      (picking fruit or vegetables).

      I find myself completely available.

      Thank you.

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