Update for Customer Service at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing, Consulate General in Shanghai and Visa Application Centers

Update for Customer Service at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing, Consulate General in Shanghai and Visa Application Centers

Due to the current situation relating to coronavirus outbreak and the recommendations by the Chinese government related to Chinese staff and restrictions imposed to travel, the customer service provided by the Embassy of Finland in Beijing and Consulate General in Shanghai have made the following adjustments this week:

From February 3rd to 7th, 2020, customer service of the visa section at the Embassy of Finland in Beijing will only be open to customers who have already made an appointment. New appointments will not be accepted for the time being.

From 3rd to 7th of February 2020, customer service at the Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai will be open only in urgent cases from Monday to Friday between 09.00-11.30am, e.g. to pick-up a passport or to bring a document.

Finnish Visa Application Centers will remain closed until February 24, 2020, and the opening hours will be adjusted based on notifications from Chinese authorities. Please pay attention to the relevant updates on the Visa Application Center website.

The consular-related emergency affairs and other departments at the Embassy of Finland will operate normally.