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You may get the information about the status of your application anytime on our site  or by making us a call. Passport readiness SMS-informing is also available. After that you can get your passport in our Visa Application Centre or by courier delivery, in case you have ordered and prepaid this kind of service while submitting.

Applicants can get their passports with ready Consulate decision back in the Murmansk Visa Application Centre of Finland according to the following schedule:

Monday-Friday: from 10:00 till 17:00
(The exception: public holidays)

The applicants can get their passports in the Visa Application Centre within 30 days beginning from the date when the Visa Application Centre received them from the Consulate. If passports won’t be taken from the Visa application Centre during this period, the passports will be returned to the Consulate. In case of courier delivery failure (if this kind of service had been prepaid) after 30 days the passports will be returned to the Consulate. In both cases passports’ getting back is possible directly in the Consulate. Undemand passports will be kept in the Consulate within 6 months; afterwards they will be brought to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation.

Documents required for collection of ready passports:

Applicant collecting him/herself (for third countries citizens also):

  • Internal passport
  • Agreement and ICR-receipt

Collection of documents for close relatives (parents, children, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings):

  • Internal or foreign passport
  • Agreement and ICR-receipt
  • Documents proofing family ties (e.g. birth certificate, marriage certificate)

Collection of documents for the employees by the representative working in that organization

  • Internal or foreign passport
  • Agreement and ICR-receipt
  • An authority letter from the company with the following details specified:
    • A list of people (with name and passport number) for passport collection
    • Name and passport number of the person, who is authorized to collect the documents.
  • Upon presenting of labor book

Collection of documents for the group by a member of the group:

  • Internal or foreign passport
  • Agreement and ICR-receipt
  • Document confirming the group (e.g. hotel booking), where each member of the group is mentioned.

Collection of documents by the third party:

  • Internal or foreign passport
  • Agreement and ICR-receipt
  • An authority letter for documents collection.

Track your application online

If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the Visa Centre you can track your application by entering your Receipt Number and your Date of Birth. Please Click here.

The recipient of a decision made by a Finnish mission by virtue of the Visa Code to refuse or annul a visa or to revoke a visa (otherwise than at the request of the visa holder) may request an administrative review of the decision from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Instructions for requesting an administrative review are appended to the decision.
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