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How To Apply

Step 1 : Prepare your application and supporting documents:

Go to "Schengen visas" link on this website to understand details of visa types. Here you can find information on the photo specifications, documents required, processing times and more for below mentioned Visa Categories.

Step 2 : Book an appointment to visit Finland Visa Application Centre:

It is not compulsory to have an appointment, but we recommend it strongly to be served in decent time limits. Appointment is compulsory if you wish to submit in the Embassy of Finland. Appointments are scheduled online or by contacting our Helpline

Please read the security regulation notice before visiting Finland Visa Application Centre.

Step 3 : Submit your visa application:

Visit Finland Visa Application Centre and submit your completed Visa Application Forms along with required supporting documents. Applicant must also sign check-list when submitting application. Please see the Contacts Us page for the location of Finland Visa Application Centre. For additional cost you may request for courier delivery of passport to avoid a second trip to Finland Visa Application Centre for collection of processed application.

Step 4 : Pay application fee:

The visa fee is paid at the payment counter in cash or with credit/debit card (when available) right after submitting the documents. Receipt will be provided for all payments made at Finland Visa Application Centre.

Step 5 : Submit biometric data:

After submitting documents you are asked to proceed to biometrics booth where your fingerprints and a digital photo are collected

Step 6 : Collect your ready passport:

Track the progress of your application as per the tentative schedule and come accordingly to pick up your passport. If you have opted for courier service, receive your passport at the comfort of your chosen address.

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