Please note that processing of your visa application will only begin after the printed and signed application with all supporting documents has been submitted at the visa center of Finland in Petrozavodsk and the visa fee has been paid. Applications that are sent in electronic form only will not be processed. It is not possible to submit an application by post or by fax.
Please note that you 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 and submit your application to the Visa Centre of Finland within 90 days.
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You are required to print both your visa application form and a barcode sheet which will be generated upon filling the visa form. Submit the application form and barcode sheet along with the supporting documents to the visa center of Finland in Petrozavodsk. Please remember to submit the barcode sheet – this will ensure the smooth processing of your application.
You can also print your completed visa application form at the Visa Centre.
We also suggest that you have the following information at hand before you start:
Do I have to use an application form filled online or may I submit a hand written paper application form as before?
You can use also a paper application form, but we recommend using the internet application form whenever possible. This will facilitate and speed up the application handling process in the Consulate
If I submit in the visa application form today, when will the visa be ready?
The application processing time starts on the day when the printed and signed-in application with the supplementary documents is submitted to the Consulate, provided that also the visa fee has been paid. The processing time does not start on the day when you fill in the application.
If I fill in the application form today, when I can submit it? Do I have to submit it on the same day or I can come later?
It’s not necessary to submit the application on the same day. You can either make an appointment on this website to submit the application, or come and submit the application within the following 90 days without an appointment
After having printed out the application I noticed a mistake in it. Can I correct mistakes with a pen or should I correct them via internet?
Corrections should be done through the visa application system. You can return to the system using your personal username. Remember to print out a new and corrected application with a bar code sheet. Don’t forget to sign the final application. Signature must be added both to the application slot # 37 and at the end of the last page
Can I make changes in the application form I filled via internet afterwards? Do I have to print out a new application with a bar code sheet?
You can make changes in the application until you have submitted it for processing in the Consulate. You can return to the visa application system using your personal username. Remember to print out a new application form with a bar code sheet after making the changes.