If you have a healthcare qualification that you completed outside Finland
Even if you have completed a healthcare qualification in another country, it may be different from that taken in Finland.
In Finland, Valvira authorises healthcare professionals. Valvira is the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health.
In order to get permission to work as a healthcare professional, you need to fill in an application.
The application instructions are different depending on the country in which you have completed your studies.
If you have completed your studies
- in Finland, see instructions here.
- in the Nordic countries (i.e. Sweden, Norway, Denmark or Iceland), see instructions here.
- in another EU country or EEA country, see instructions here.
- outside the EU or EEA, see instructions here.
For more information about the application instructions, see here.