Information about the website

Information on the website

You have come to the website of the Finnish Immigration Service.

The website is a communication channel for the Finnish Immigration Service, the aim of which is to give an overall picture of assisted voluntary return. You may not necessarily find direct answers to your individual situation on the site. That is why you should also get familiar with the legislation if needed.

Processing personal data on the website

The Finnish Immigration Service is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of the website’s visitors in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and other legislation on the processing of personal data. The use of the website does not require registration. We do not collect information from which an individual visitor could be identified.


On the grounds of the Copyright Act and later amendments to it, the Finnish Immigration Service or another information provider given in connection to the document has the rights to the material published on the website. In matters concerning the use of the material, please contact the Finnish Immigration Service’s Press and Communications Services.

Legal reservation

The Finnish Immigration Service’s aim is to keep our website as up-to-date as possible. However, the Finnish Immigration Service does not answer for the direct or indirect harm caused by possible errors in the content. The Finnish Immigration Service does not either take responsibility for material produced by external parties, which can be accessed via a link on the website. Similarly, it does not answer for harm caused by breakdowns in the information networks or by other technical breakdowns.

Links and social media

The internal links of the service open mainly in the same browser window. The links to external sources open in a new browser window. If the link takes you away from the website of the Finnish Immigration Service, the Finnish Immigration Service does not answer for what kind of information the website in question collects. For example, our videos are on YouTube, which collects data about its users. The content of our website can be shared on Twitter or Facebook.

When moving to a linked website, the terms and conditions of the website in question will apply. We recommend that you look into the data protection policies and personal data processing of the other websites. The Finnish Immigration Service is not responsible for the updating or publishing of these third party websites or the validity of the information on these websites. A link on our website to third-party websites does not mean that the Finnish Immigration Service is responsible for the operation of the websites or the products and services offered or mentioned on these websites.

Our contact information

In matters concerning our website, please contact the administrator of the website by sending an e-mail to the address We are also happy to answer any questions you have about data protection.