Work, Student and Business Visa/Residence Permit

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Business immigrations

Immigration policies for work & business

Looking to work in Finland or abroad? The business policies of different countries are changed very often. But don’ worry, our team of experts are always on top of it and are more than experienced to aid and advice all potential entrepreneurs, business corporates and employees in most ideal way to start up their business or get employed. There always on sidelines to tackling any intricate legal issues that might arise.

Corporate immigration services

Are you a business owner? At Ekpa & Co Oy we offer you a wide variety services that are specifically tailored to suit your needs. Depending on the nature of service you require of us, we offer you a fixed fee structure, a specific time chart with a potential time of completion and a unique step by step plan on how to achieve the results that is agreeable to both parties. Here are some possible ways we can be of service to you:

  1. Immigration

We can help your recruited foreign nationals to work at your company by aiding you in getting all their legal immigration papers prepared.

  1. Your own personal immigration application if you seek to work elsewhere

If you are considering employing a foreign national at your company, there have to have all of the correct documents in order to be employed. At Ekpa & Co, we can help by providing you with a written advice via immigration service confirming the right to work for the foreign national seeking refuge in Finland.


Small businesses

It is especially daunting for small businesses to establish themselves in the market. However if the issue that impedes you from achieving your milestone is an immigration issue, then you are covered. If you let us, we can handle all of your immigration requirements that you might face for you. This will definitely save you a lot of time and efforts to focus on many other important things instead. We believe that no business should be out of the running just because they do not fit in with the stringent policies of the immigration system in Finland. Here is a quick look at what we can do for you:

  1. At present there is entrepreneur visa that make room for small businesses to be established successfully. At Ekpa & Co, we can help you handle all the application forms to obtain an entrepreneur visa, so that you can get started as soon as possible.
  2. We can represent you in obtaining permissions for intra-company transfers and for arranging visits for foreign dignitaries to Finland.
  3. Assist you processing work permits for foreign employees
  4. Civil penalty services


Finland accepts a lot student immigrants every year. If you are an international student seeking to study at any University in Finland, there are a lot of immigration formalities that you have to get through. But the good news is, we can help you there. We can represent you in processing your papers in the following ways:

  1. We can help you re-apply for study applications that have been previously refused for either entry into the country or the permits to remain.
  2. We can legally represent you in any appeals.
  3. We assist you in administrative reviews.
  4. Giving advice on options of switching to another residence permit status.
  5. We also assist sponsored students with all their initial applications and other legal needs they might have during their course of study.

Personal Immigration

At Ekpa & Co, we take pride in what we do. Our sincerity and hard work have helped us establish ourselves as one of the finest law firms in the country. Our first duty is to our clients. We understand how stressful legal entanglements can be. We also know that many of our clients approach us when they are going through a really tough times in their lives. Therefore, we always strive to provide you with the best legal services that is possible. Our officers and experts are a dedicated team, always eager to hear from you and help you relive your burdens as much as they can.

  1. Are you a senior doctor, consultant or a dentist whose residence permit is about to expire? Then let us help you process your residence permit extension applications.
  2. We also give detailed advice to the hospitals and medical locum agencies regarding the legality of their immigrant work force.

Immigration laws are extremely challenging for the medical sector. So if you are working in this sector, do give us a call with all your legal problems. We’d love to help you sort out your problems for you.

We understand the enormous responsibility you have placed on our shoulders. Therefore if you hire us, we can guarantee the following;

  1. Irrevocable fee structure depending on the nature of the work
  2. Individual and personal handling of each case brought to us
  3. An amiable outlook and work environment
  4. A proficient and lucid approach to all problems
  5. An organized work plan with specific milestones indicating the time of completion


Are you an individual with assets between 500 000,00 (5 hundred thousands) to 1 million Euros and above looking to immigrate? At Ekpa & Co we have a great deal of experience and services that we can offer you to make your immigration smooth and effortless. Legal immigration cases for individuals with high net worth is extremely sensitive and requires extreme, dexterity, discretion and experience. Moreover, we understand that time is a precious commodity to many of you and you may have to travel at very short notice. In these cases it is integral that your immigration applications be processed within a shorter time frame. Since Ekpa & Co is a law firm that aims at putting our clients first, we have special provisions and services that can help you fit your immigration process with your travel plan. We even provide a home service option if you are too busy to come to us. Our officers will be more than happy to come to your homes and discuss your case with you in detail. We promise to handle your case with minimal time wastage and utmost discretion.

In addition to the basic privileges we also provide you with the following services:

  1. Applications for starting up private enterprises
  2. Investor applications
  3. Applications for hiring domestic help
  4. Applications for business travels
  5. Other services such as providing recommendations to other companies that can help you with other business investments.


Public Figures and International Dignitaries

At Ekpa & Co, we cater to a lot of celebrities and public figures. Our services in this area are generally rendered to foreign celebrities based in, and outside Finland, foreign spouses of celebrities residing inFinland.

We are aware that as a celebrity client, you value your privacy. As a result all of our officers are trained to be discreet in all their dealings with you. Here are some steps we take to ensure that any dealings you make with us remain confidential and away from the public eye.

  1. We can organize private sessions at your home if you wish us to
  2. In the event of an appeal that you are required to attend, we can clear out the courts for you by requesting for a closed session so that you can have your privacy during the hearing.

We understand that many of you are constantly in the lime light and therefore often busy to personally undertake certain legal procedures. Let us assure that our team of lawyers are more than competent to handle all your cases on your behalf. We will not bother with any legal issues unless your presence is mandatory. This will save you a lot of time and energy. Our first priority is our clients and as far as possible we try our very best to take the maximum load off your shoulders in any legal matters that may arise. We look forward to hearing from you. If you require our services, do contact us by quoting this page and we guarantee that we will handle your case with utmost integrity and discretion.