Embassy of Finland, Tehran
Updated Visa Code to apply from 2 February 2020
The EU is revising its Visa Code in order to facilitate visa procedures for travellers and to respond more effectively to the challenges posed by illegal migration. Finland will start applying the new Visa Code on 2 February 2020 together with other Schengen countries.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs will phase in a new visa system
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs will phase in a new visa system during February and March 2020. After its introduction, visa applications can be processed efficiently, fast and reliably.
The Embassy of Finland will move to new premises and will be temporarily closed
The Embassy of Finland will move to new premises and will be temporarily closed from January 21 to January 31.
Finland has today condemned Iran’s missile attacks on OIR bases in Erbil and Ayn al-Asad
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto called Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Javad Zarif, expressing that Finland firmly condemns the attack and demanding an explanation as to why crisis management troops taking part in counter-terrorism were targeted. Minister Zarif reiterated Iran’s views and assured that Iran has no intention of escalating the situation any further.