Where to apply for a residence permit?

  1. Register at EnterFinland
  2. Visit in person a VFS Globalin Application Centre in Canada. Remember to book an appointment at VFS Global -website. 

The Embassy of Finland in Ottawa receives other than work or study based residence permit applicants. Dependents of work or study based applicants also apply trough VFS Global Application Centre. If you are not sure of your status, please contact [email protected] for confirmation.

VFS Global Contact Information

Call Centre: 1-647-694-1724
Email : [email protected]

Ottawa Application Centre

2211 Riverside Dr. Unit 403, K1H 7X5, Ottawa
Work week: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Submission hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Pass back hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Toronto Application Centre

Unit 402, 208 Bloor Street West , M5S 3B4
Work week: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Submission hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Pass back hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Vancouver Application Centre

440 - 580 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3B6
Work week: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Submission hours: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Pass back hours: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

 

Mobile locations

NOTE: special submission hours or/and fees apply

Montreal Application Centre

1010 Sherbrooke Ouest Suite 820, Montreal QC, H3A 2R7
For submission days and fees: visit residencepermits.finland.fi
Pass back hours: in Ottawa (see Ottawa Application Centre hours)

Halifax

Hampton Inn by Hilton, 1960 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS, B3J2G7
For submission days and fees visit residencepermits.finland.fi

Edmonton

Manulife Place , 34th Floor 10180- 101 Street Edmonton AB, T5J 3S3
For submission days and fees visit residencepermits.finland.fi