News and Notices

  • 17 November 2018

    Visa Processing time: 19 November 2018 – 23 November 2018

    Visa Processing time

    Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Nizhniy Novgorod, Vladivostok, Rostov-on-Don, Novosibirsk, Perm, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnodar, Samara, Ufa, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad

    Please note that visa issue date mentioned in the timetable is approximate.

  • 29 September 2018

    Dear Applicants!

    During the New Year peak season starting from 15 October 2018 Finland Visa Application Centre in Moscow is starting to serve Individual applicants at the new address:

    Mytnaya Str. 66, Moscow, Russia, 115191

    • Submission for individuals: 09.00 to 16.00 (Monday-Friday)
    • Handout of ready passports: 09.00 to 16.00 (Monday-Friday)
  • 13 September 2018

    Dear Applicants!

    Starting from 10 September 2018, all applicants wishing to collect their ready passports after the Visa Application Centre working hours can come for the Prime Time passport collection for an additional fee of 4.5 euro.

    Please be informed that the Priority Queue service now is available in all the Regions.

    For additional information click here

  • 25 April 2018

    Dear Applicants!

    Please note that Medical Insurance is a mandatory document. We request that you purchase insurance from the Visa Application Centre or from an authorized agency. We are unable to guarantee the authenticity of policy purchased from any other sources


    Information for Applicants!

    Since introduction of a new method of calculation of short stays, which applies for all territory of Schengen countries, maximum stay is 90 days in any 180 days period. Applicants can use the online calculator at the European Comission’s website for short stay calculation. The short-stay calculator shows how many days applicant can stay in the Schengen Area. The calculator can be used only to calculate the short stays of multiple entry visas that have been granted to be used for 90 days during a period of at least 180 days.

    Please click on the link of The calculator on the European Commission’s website