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Additional Services

Travel insurance is mandatory for Schengen visa. You have now option to buy it online.

In the Visa Centre of Finland in Petrozavodsk you can find the below mentioned additional services:

  • Courier delivery after submission. Even if a passport is already being processed by the Consulate, there is an option to order a courier delivery. To request this service in Petrozavodsk please call: +7 (8142) 59-98-01 or +7 (8142) 33-08-30, fill in this form and send it to Please note that delivery is carried out only on working days. The courier after submission requests are accepted during the week days before 15:00. All requests submitted after that time will be processed on the next day.
  • Photo booth self-portrait service – 5 EURO.
  • Photocopying service - 0,3 EURO per 1 page.
  • Form Filling Assistance service - 6 EUR

    This service is ideal for those who are always on the move or who want the reassurance of knowing their application form is completed correctly. VFS Global staff will read out the questions on the visa application form and will record the answers exactly as you give them. You will also need to answer all the questions on the form to apply. Staff will not be able to answer questions on your behalf or fill in answers based on assumptions.

  • Document printing service –0,3 EURO per 1 page
  • SMS Service - The Finland Visa Application Centre provides a visa application status tracking through SMS for your convenience, free of cost.
  • Insurance Policies In The Visa Centre

    It is possible to buy a medical travel insurance policy provided by well-known Russian insurance companies in the Visa Application Centre. The insurance fee for the policy is calculated based on the official fees set by the insurance company of your choice. Payment is made in rubles as per the visa fee on the day of payment. According to the Russian law, each policy is accompanied by the Terms and Conditions and Receipt.

    Please note that Medical Insurance is a mandatory document. We request that you purchase insurance from the Visa Application Center or from an authorized agency. We are unable to guarantee the authenticity of policy purchased from any other sources.
  • Premium Lounge – 40 euro.

    Visa Application Centre in Petrozavodsk offers comfortable and exclusive service for submission of visa applications Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 in Premium Lounge for an additional fee.

    Premium Lounge Service is a facility offered to visa applicants for submitting their visa applications in a comfortable environment.

    This service provides the following amenities (that are included in the additional fee of 40 Euro):

    • comfortable atmosphere;
    • special assistance offered by Visa Application Centre employee;
    • printing facility;
    • photocopying facility;
    • tea/coffee, water;
    • magazines and newspapers;
    • the ability to pay for all services in the comfort lounge avoiding the common cashier desks;
    • insurance purchase option.

    Please, Click here or contact our call centre at +7 (8142) 59-98-01 or +7 (8142) 33-08-30, between 09.00 and 16.00, Monday to Friday for more details and appointment scheduling.

    Our Premium Lounge personnel will contact you to clarify other details (if necessary) and the time of your visit.

    Premium Lounge in no way will have any influence on the visa decision making process or the processing time.
    Please note that only the applicants may be present in Premium Lounge during submission process. Parents are allowed to accompany minors.

  • Prime time service – 60 euro. If you don’t have an opportunity to apply for a visa during the Visa Application Centre working hours, you may schedule an appointment after the usual working hours with the Prime Time service.

    All applicants wishing to apply for a Finland Schengen visa after the working hours can schedule an appointment to the Visa Centre of Finland in Petrozavodsk from 16-00 to 17-00 (Monday to Friday). To schedule a prime time appointment, please, call + 7 8142 59 98 01 or +7 8142 33 08 30 or click here. Please note, that the appointment should be scheduled until 17:00 of the day prior to the expected submission date.

    The cost of this service is 60 euro (CB rate). Visa and Service fees and all the other additional services provided by the Visa Application Center are not included in this price.

  • Call Back Service 4 euro

    An information call will be placed to your contact phone number upon the readiness of your passport.

  • Prime time passport collection 7 euro

    If you don’t have an opportunity to collect your ready passport during the Visa Application Centre working hours, you may come for the Prime Time passport collection from 16:00 to 17:00 (Monday-Friday). To request this service, please call: +7 (8142) 59-98-01 or +7 (8142) 33-08-30.

  • Priority Queue 35 euro
  • Get It Right Service 17 euro per application

    For your convenience, we are pleased to offer you our new Get It Right Service to check your package of documents online before coming to the Visa Centre. This service includes:

    - Pre-check of Visa Application form and supporting documents

    –Faster service at the Visa Centre

    To request this service, please, contact us at

    In your request please specify the amount of applications to be checked and your mobile phone number. By sending your request you are agreeing to the offer terms and giving your consent for personal data processing

  • Visa At Your Doorstep

    The Visa at your doorstep (VAYD) service offers Finland visa applicants across Russia the added convenience and ease of submitting their visa applications and enrolling their biometrics, from a location more convenient to them. Schedule an appointment and we will collect your visa application form, documents and biometric data at the place of your choice. Once the application is processed, we will return your passport via courier. Visa application center charges an additional fee to avail this service. For more information, please contact

    We are happy to announce that there is a 50% discount for Visa at your doorstep service.

    The discount is available until 30 September 2021. Prices in the table below are mentioned without discount.

    1 150 150
    2 270 135
    3 383 127,67
    4 – 10 500 125
    11 – 20 900 81,82
    21 – 30 1 250 59,52
    31 – 40 1 600 51,61

    *The price of the service for children under 12 years is fixed at 35 EUR per application.

    How to book:

    Step 1: Book Appointment: Email us on, call us on +7 965 119 00 70 or use the webform to book an appointment.

    Step 2: Payment & Confirmation: Our team will cross-check the pre-requisites, confirm on the most convenient location, applicable fees and accordingly confirm your appointment.

    Step 3: We will come to you: Our team of professionals will visit the location on the appointed date and time to collect your applications, enroll your biometrics and deliver your applications directly to Petrozavodsk Office of Consulate General of Finland in Saint Petersburg.

    Please note:

    The option of using VAYD service does not exempt the Consulate’s right to ask the applicants to come for an interview in person should the Consulate find it necessary. All applications collected using this service will be delivered to Petrozavodsk Office of Consulate General of Finland in Saint Petersburg. The adjudication of the applications will solely be facilitated by Petrozavodsk Office of Consulate General of Finland in Saint Petersburg.

    Additional fee for urgent visa application processing

    This service provides accelerated processing of your visa application.

    Please note that submission of any application as urgent is solely at the discretion of the Petrozavodsk office of the Consulate General of Finland. If you have a reason to believe that your application should be processed urgently, please bring it to the notice of the Visa Center specialist.

    The cost of this service is 16 euro (CB rate), Visa and Service fees are not included in this price.