My application has been pending for over six months. Does this mean that the decision is negative?

No, it does not mean that. The decision-making process can sometimes take a long time. In some cases, the reason for this is that the investigation of the matter takes longer than usual. Sometimes the reason is that we have received so many applications that we cannot make decisions as quickly as we would like to.

You can follow the processing of your application in the e-service Enter Finland in your personal user account. You will also receive a message in the e-service when the decision has been made.

Check the expected processing time of your application

More information about the e-service

TE Office

Finnish Immigration Service

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