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.
Book an appointment to visit Visa Application Centre:
It is compulsory to schedule an appointment to the Visa Application Centre. You can book the appointment online, by calling our Helpline or via email.
Please read the security regulation notice before visiting the Visa Application Centre.
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 Application Centre. For additional cost you can request for courier delivery of your passport to your chosen address in current country.
There are different methods of payment applicable when applying at the Finland Visa Application Centre of Finland or at the Embassy of Finland in Abuja:
Methods of payment for visa fees:
Submit biometric data:
After submitting documents your fingerprints and a digital photo are collected.