Embassy of Finland, Beijing
Consulate General, Shanghai
Finnish missions in China
+358 9 1605 5555
Assistance of Finnish nationals in distress abroad. No visa inquiries. Phone calls will be recorded.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs urges to avoid all travel to the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. For all other countries, the Foreign Ministry’s general travel advice due to the COVID-19 pandemic is to avoid all but essential travel.
Brussels, 29/12/2020 - 14:01, UNIQUE ID: 201229_3 Statements by the Spokesperson Ten out of the twelve individuals from Hong Kong, detained at sea by the Chinese authorities in August, went on trial in Shenzhen on 28 December.
Brussels, 29/12/2020 - 10:23, UNIQUE ID: 201229_1 Statements by the Spokesperson The restrictions on freedom of expression, on access to information, and intimidation and surveillance of journalists, as well as detentions, trials and sentencing of human rights defenders, lawyers, and intellectuals in China, are growing and continue to be a source of great concern.
All Finnish missions abroad responsible for entry matters accept visa applications submitted by representatives of defined special groups. Representatives of such special groups include, for example, persons applying for a visa on the basis of family ties or an established relationship. The conditions for issuing a visa under the Schengen Visa Code must also be met.