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Foreign nationals arriving in Finland

Foreign nationals’ entry into and residence in Finland is subject to the provisions of the Finnish Aliens Act and the Schengen Acquis.

As a rule, foreign nationals who require an entry visa are requested to apply for one from the diplomatic mission that represents Finland in their home country.  

Please send your general enquiries by email

General enquiries concerning travel documents accepted by Finland and visa issues should be addressed by email to the Passport and Visa Unit of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Enquiries about the progress of visa applications or about the application procedure itself should be made directly to the Finnish mission processing the matter.

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