For applicants who were trained in the EU/EEA area, legal maximum time is four months starting when all the required documents have arrived at Valvira. Note: If we need to ask for missing documents, the process may take longer.
For applicants who were trainded outside the EU/EEA area, processing may take longer if, for example, the documents need to be sent to a Finnish institute of education for evalution of qualification.
All decisions will be given in Finnish or Swedish
Even rejected applications will be charged in some cases
Decision fee on licensing (qualification in an EU/EEA country)
Decision fee on licensing (Nordic Agreement)
Decision fee on licensing (qualification outside the EU/EEA area)
Conditional decision with specific compensation measures
Decision after completion of specific compensation measures
Evaluation of your education done by a Finnish institute of education