After you have submitted a visa application at the Visa Application Centre of Finland in US you can check your application status by entering the reference number on your receipt and date of birth.
Inquiries do not speed up the processing of your application.
The Consulate General of Finland will return processed passports to the Visa Application Centre. The applicants can collect the documents from the Visa Application Centre or subscribe for a Courier Service at the time of submitting visa application.
Collecting passports from the Visa Application Centres:
16:00 to 17:00 (From Monday to Friday, except declared holidays)
Applicants can collect their passports from the Visa Application Centre within 30 days beginning from the date when the Visa Application Centre has received the passports from the Consulate General of Finland. After 30 days the passports will be returned to the Consulate General of Finland and can be collected from there within one month.
Documents required for collection of passports:
If you assign somebody to collect your passport: