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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1

Prepare your application and supporting documents:

Go to "Schengen visas" link on this website to read more about visa types. Here you can find information on the photo specifications, documents required, processing times and more.

Step 2

Book an appointment to visit Visa Application Centre:

To visit the Visa Application Centre we recommend you to schedule the appointment. For groups of 15 or more applicants scheduled appointment is mandatory. You can book the appointment online or by calling our Helpline.

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

Step 3

Submit your visa application:

Visit Visa Application Centre and submit your completed Visa Application Forms along with the required supporting documents. Please see the Contact Us page for the location of the Visa Application Centre..

Step 4

There are different methods of payment applicable when applying directly at the Finland Visa Application Centre or at the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu:

Methods of payment for visa fees:

  • If the applicant submits their visa application at the Finland Visa Application Centre:

    1. Card payment at the Finland Visa Application Centre on the day of appointment
    2. Cash payment at the Finland Visa Application Centre on the day of appointment
  • If the applicant submits their visa application at the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu

    1. The visa fee is paid into the Embassy's bank account with a deposit slip given by the Embassy

Step 5

Submit biometric data:

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

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