News and Notices

  • 15 January 2019

    New additional service available from 15 January 2019

    For your convenience, we are pleased to offer you our new additional service:

    • Call Back Service

      An information call will be placed to your contact phone number upon the readiness of your passport. The price of this service is 2.7 euro

  • 12 January 2019

    Visa Processing time: 14 January 2019 – 18 January 2019

    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.

  • 16 December 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    Please, note that starting from the 24 December 2018 Finland Visa Application Centre in Moscow is going to serve Individual applicants of the Visa Centre at the other address:

    Kalanchevskaya Str 13, Moscow, the Russian Federation, 107078.

    (Mon-Fri, 09.00-16.00)

    Handout of ready documents submitted at Mytnaya Str. 66, will be continued till the 28 December 2018 at:

    Mytnaya Str. 66, Moscow, the Russian Federation, 115191

    (Mon-Fri, 09.00-16.00)

    On 29 December 2018 handout of ready passports will be carried out only at the Finland Visa Application Centre at Kalanchevskaya Str 13.

    The Visa Centre will be open till 14.00.

  • 01 December 2018

    Finland Visa Application Centre working schedule during New Year Holidays

    • 29 December 2018 Visa Application Centre works only for ready passport collection until 14:00
    • 31 December 2018 -2 January 2019 Visa Application Centre is closed
    • 3-4 January 2019 Visa Application Centre is open as per the usual schedule
    • 7 January 2019 Visa Application Centre is closed.

    Regional Finland Visa Application Centres working schedule during New Year Holidays

    • 29 December 2018 Regional Finland Visa Application Centres work only for ready passport collection until 14:00
    • 31 December 2018 - 8 January 2019 Regional Finland Visa Application Centres are closed.
  • 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

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    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