I was trying to understand new rule for residnce permit;
https://valtioneuvosto.fi/artikkeli/-/a ... geId=en_US
Does anyone know how it is working actually?
1) Is Migri issuing 2 years to student instead of 1 year first time?
2) Is Migri giving 2 years to look for job after graduation instead of one year now?
3) Is Migri giving 4 years to researcher instead of 1 year now?
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How it works in any given case, is still individually decided. Read the article, again if needed, it's quite clearly stated how the policy - in general terms - has changed and that longer permits may (not "shall") be granted.
This is not some new revelation. This has always been the case. All permits are may-issue not shall-issue. Student residence permits do sometimes get granted for 6 months even when they're conventionally issued for 1 year. Work residence permits are usually extended to be 4 years on the second issuance, but are sometimes extended with only one year in some cases. There are many other examples.
This change is just a change to the default issuance parameters. It's very likely that the vast majority of new permits will be issued according to the new 2-year guideline, unless there are special circumstances preventing that.
Every case is unique. You can't measure the result of your application based on arbitrary anecdotes online.