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Important Information

  • Starting 30 June 2020, Xi`an Finland Visa Application Centre will be relocated to Floor 3, Tongjian Pavilion, No.4, Consulate District, Xi 'an Chanba Avenue, Chanba Ecological District, Xi 'an City, Shaanxi Province, China. The previous address will no longer be valid.
  • Kind attention:

    According to the latest notice by Shanghai Leading Group Office for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, to further prevent and control the risk of imported COVID-19, from now on, the company will adjust the list of key countries and regions in a timely and dynamic way in accordance with the development trend of the global epidemic. The acceptance rules for applicants from different regions will be updated as follows:

    • All people entering Shanghai from overseas shall be quarantined for a period of 14 days for health observation. After they meet the health requirements for epidemic prevention and control, their applications can be accepted;
    • All those who come to Shanghai from/by way of areas at high risk of epidemic disease in China shall be subject to a 14-day quarantine for health observation and shall have novel Coronavirus nucleic acid test twice. After they meet the health requirements for epidemic prevention and control, their applications can be accepted. (See table)
    • All those who come to Shanghai from/by way of areas at medium risk of epidemic in China will be subject to a 14-day strict community health management and will have novel coronavirus nucleic acid test twice. After they meet the health requirements for epidemic prevention and control, their applications can be accepted. (See table)

    High-risk areas:

    • Huaxiang (District) Town, Fengtai District, Beijing

    Medium-risk areas:

    The following areas are all in Beijing:

    • Tiantan street, Dongcheng District
    • Yongding Road Street, Haidian District
    • Qinglongqiao Subdistrict
    • Shibalidian, Chaoyang District
    • Panggezhuang Town, Daxing District
    • Huangcun Town, Daxing District
    • Tiangongyuan street, Daxing District
    • Guanyinsi Street
    • Nanyuan street, Lugouqiao Town, Fengtai District
    • Dahongmen Street
    • Babaoshan street, Shijingshan District
    • Yuetan Street, Xicheng District
    • Financial Street Street
    • Xiluoyuan street, Fengtai District
    • Xincun Street
    • Taipingqiao Street
    • Lugouqiao Street
    • Linxiao road street, Daxing District
    • Gaomidian Street
    • Xihongmen District
    • Changyang Town, Fangshan District
  • Starting 30 March 2020, Jinan Finland Visa Application Centre will be relocated at 8F, Qianfoshan Building (Foreign Visa Centre Jinan), No.15-1 Wenhua West Road, Lixia District, Jinan, Shandong, China. The previous address will no longer be valid.
  • Due to the Corona virus / COVID-19 situation, Finland has temporarily suspended accepting visa and residence permit applications at the VFS application centres globally.
  • Increased fees for visa applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.
  • Wuhan Visa Application Centre closure from 23 January 2020 - Information for customers planning to visit our Wuhan Visa Application Centre

    Customers are advised that the Finland Visa Application Centre in Wuhan have been closed since 23 January 2020, on account of official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan to limit inflow and outflow of people and reduce the spread of the virus.

    Customers who come to collect their passports on 23 January 2020 will need to come when the VAC reopens.

    The reopening will be scheduled for after Chinese New Year, and will be announced separately according to the official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan. Please contact infojvac.wuhanchina@vfshelpline.com for any inquiry.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.