For Finland every applicant needs to provide a signed printout from a Schengen visa application form (VAF).
Applicant needs to duly complete the online visa application form as mentioned below:
Once online visa application form is duly completed, the following options will be given (on page 6 VAF Dependent):
Once all the online visa application form have been completed (in case of multiple applicants), then applicant needs to continue with booking an appointment as mentioned above.
During the entire process of completing an online visa application form and booking an appointment applicant will receive 3 emails – 1st email confirming initiation, 2nd email with completed VAF and 3rd email with appointment letter.
In order to have the online visa application form printed and signed applicant needs to:
The last page of the printed visa application form (Additional Information) shows applicant’s name and a 9-digit reference number starting with reference letter S (for London), K (for Manchester) or U (for Edinburgh).
Applicants intending to submit a visa application form in a Visa Application Centre (VAC), which has a reference number starting with another reference letter than the designated reference letter for that concerned VAC, will be asked to complete a new online visa application form.
Online 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 Application Centre within 90 days”