Our Residency Services for Start-up Entrepreneurs
We guide and support start-up entrepreneurs to get 2-years Finnish residence permit.
- We plan the entire residence permit application processes together with you.
- We support to develop your innovative business idea, business plan and business model further.
- We help you gather and prepare all the legal and administrative papers and forms related to your future business and get them translated if need be.
- We assist you for the submission of your papers to Finnish government authorities.
Residence Permit for a Start-up Entrepreneur
If you intend to come to Finland as a start-up entrepreneur, you must apply for a residence permit, and before you must obtain a positive Eligibility Statement with your business idea from Finnish government offices. At Metic Immigration Services, we help you to obtain a positive eligibility statement with your business idea and to apply for a residence permit afterward.
You should have a team of a minimum of 2 people for your start-up. We will work closely with your team members during the process.
Sufficient financial support for your residency period in Finland is essential. We will go through your financials detailly before we start the process.
Your family members can also apply for residence permit at the same time and we can start their application processes simultaneously.
After getting a residence permit, it is possible to apply for a government funding to develop your business further.
As a start-up entrepreneur;
Why is Finland the best for Start-ups?
Finland has one of the highest rates of investment per capita in Europe. After establishing your start-up you can apply for funding from the government or pitch your idea to investors.
There is a friendly start-up ecosystem with accelerators, angel investors, VCs and strong innovation support by the government. You can get all the support you need to develop your business further.
Helsinki ranks #1 in the world in local connectedness among founders, investors and experts. You can easily connect with people to improve your business.
There are so many great networking events, such as Arctic15 and Slush, to meet with investors and pitch your ideas.