Please note that processing of your visa application will only begin after the printed and undersigned application with all supporting documents has been submitted to the visa centre of Finland in Moscow and the visa fee has been paid. Applications that are sent only in electronic form cannot be processed. It is not possible to submit an application by mail or by fax.
Please note that you can retrieve your completed visa application with your registered email id and password within 90 days from the date of filling of your visa application form. After completing your visa application form kindly print and submit your application to the Visa Centre of Finland or to the Embassy of Finland within 90 days.
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You are required to print your visa application form and a barcode sheet which will be generated upon completion of the visa form as part of this process. We recommend you to use a laser printer. You are required to submit the visa application form and barcode sheet along with the supporting documents to the Visa Centre of Finland in Moscow, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhniy Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok ,Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Omsk, Perm, Krasnoyarsk, Samara Ufa, Irkutsk and Kaliningrad.
We also suggest that you have the following information at hand before you start filling an application:
Do I have to use an Application form filled via internet or can I fill a paper application form as before?
You can use a paper application form also, but we recommend using an Application Form filled via Internet whenever possible. This will facilitate and speed up application handling process in the visa department.
If I fill in the visa application form today, when will the visa be ready?
Application processing time starts on the day, when printed and signed application with supplementary documents is submitted to the visa centre , and the visa fee has been paid, but not on the day of filling the application. Schedule of estimated processing terms can be found on the website of the Embassy and visa centre. (click here).
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 during 90 days without an appointment.
Can I make changes or corrections into the application form I filled via Internet afterwards? Can I correct mistakes with a pen or should I correct it via Internet? Do I have to print a new application and a bar code sheet?
Corrections should be done through the visa application system before you have submitted your applications for processing in the visa department. 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 placed to both question 37 and to the end of the last page
What language can be used to fill in the application form?
The application form can be filled in Russian, English, Finnish or and Swedish. Note:
Which address should be indicated in the application form – registration address or actual?
The actual address should be indicated In the field 17 of the application form. The registration address should be marked in the field “Additional information