Online Application Form

Please note that the processing of your visa application will only begin after the filled, printed and signed application with all supporting documents has been submitted to the Visa Application Centre and the visa fee has been paid. It is not possible to submit an application by mail or fax.

Note:

  • the application form shall be filled in with Latin alphabet 
  • all mandatory fields shall be completed 
  • print out the application form 
  • sign the application 

Please note that your visa application form will be available for modifications and printing for 90 days after it’s completed.

In order to retrieve your completed visa application form you will need your registered email ID and password. After completing your visa application form, print out and submit your application to the Visa Application Centre within 90 days.

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You are required to print out your visa application form and a barcode sheet which will be generated upon completion of the visa form as part of this process. We recommend you to use a laser printer. You are required to submit the visa application form and barcode sheet along with the supporting documents to the Visa Application Centre. You have also the opportunity to  print out  your completed visa application form at the Visa Application Centre.

We recommend to have the following information at hand before you start:

  • Passport
  • Address in Finland 
  • Details of the inviting person/organization
  • Itinerary

FAQ Visa Application

  • Do I have to use an application form filled online or may I submit paper application form as before?

    You can use a paper application form as well, but we recommend using an online application form.  This will facilitate and speed up application handling process in the Mission.

  • If I submit the visa application form today, when will the visa be ready?

    Processing of the visa application begins on the day when the printed and signed application with supplementary documents is submitted to the Visa Application Centre, and the visa fee has been paid, not on the day of filling in the application. Estimated processing time depends on the purpose of your travel. 

  • If I fill in the application form today, when can I submit it? Do I have to submit the form on the same day or can I come later?

    It’s not necessary to submit the application on the same day, but it needs to be submitted within 90 days of filling in the application.

  • Am I allowed to make changes into my application form filled online afterwards or should I make changes with a pen on the paper or do I have to print a new application and a barcode sheet?

    You can make changes into the online application until you submit your application for processing. You are able to return to the online visa application system using your personal username; after making changes, a new application form with a barcode sheet must be printed out.

  • What language can be used to fill in the application form?

    The application form shall be filled in English.

    Note:

    • the application form shall be filled in with Latin alphabet 
    • all mandatory fields shall be completed 
    • print out  the application form 
    • sign the application