Fennovoima Oy is the license applicant and future licensee for Hanhikivi-1 NPP. In accordance with the EPC contract, JSC Rusatom Energy International shall provide Fennovoima Oy with all information required to obtain the license.

In June 2015, Fennovoima Oy submitted a Construction License Application for Hanhikivi-1 Nuclear Power Plant to the Ministry of Employment and Economics, as well as to Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK).

Fennovoima Oy is expected to obtain the NPP construction license in 2018.