Visa category chosen by an applicant must be based on the purpose of travel to Finland and the decision must be made by the applicant him/herself - Visa Centre staff will not be able to assist you in making this decision. 

Please Click here to get information about your Schengen visa.

Please find below the list of visa categories. For more information and lists of required documents for each visa category, please view “Schengen Visas” pages.

  • Tourist
  • Business
  • Cultural event
  • Medical reasons
  • Official visit
  • Sporting events
  • Study (not more than 3 months)
  • Transit/Airport transit visa
  • Visiting family or friends
  • Lorry Drivers
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Seasonal work
  • Fetching a Car
  • Real estate
  • Visa to Iceland