A customer entering an office of the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) in Helsinki in October 2019. Migri has warned that without additional investments in its ability to process work-based residence permit applications, the number of pending applications could exceed 200,000 by 2027, reports Helsingin Sanomat. (Vesa Moilanen – Lehtikuva)
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES for processing work-based residence permit applications are required to avoid major difficulties with work-based immigration from outside the EU, argue the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) and Ministry for Foreign Affairs, according to Helsingin Sanomat.
The difficulties arise from an increase in the number of work-based residence applications, which has continued with the exception of the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, 2020.