The embassy’s customer service is open on a very limited basis and only by appointment due to the COVID-19 situation.

Residence permits
Currently, the Embassy processes residence permits only in a very limited basis and only by appointment.

For Schengen visa matters in Kazakhstan, Finland is represented by Estonia in Nur-Sultan and Lithuania in Almaty. For contact details, please see 
Please note that due to the current travel restrictions, visa issuing for tourism purposes is currently suspended. 

The Embassy of Finland will be closed during following holidays during the year 2021


1.1. New Year

4.1. New Year

6.1. Epiphany

8.3. International Women's Day

22-24.3. Nauryz, Kazakhstan

2.4. Easter Friday

5.4. Easter Monday

25.6. Midsummer Eve

6.7. Capital Day (Kazakhstan)

30.8. Constitution Day, Kazakhstan

6.12. Independence Day of Finland

16-17.12. Independence Day of Kazakhstan

24.12. Christmas Eve