Visa and residence permit services suspended at the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu between April 29th and May 12th 2021.

Visa and residence permit services suspended at the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu between April 29th and May 12th 2021.

Due to the rapid deterioration of COVID-19 situation and following the Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur prohibitory order, the Embassy customer service will remain closed from 29th of April 2021 to May 12th 2021. During this period, the Embassy shall not process Schengen visa nor residence permit applications, do biometric identification or conduct applicant interviews.

On visa and residence permit matters, the Embassy can be reached via email at [email protected]

Consular services for Finnish citizens and foreign nationals with a permanent residence in Finland will continue as per usual. On consular matters, please contact the Embassy via email at [email protected] In an emergency situation, please contact the Foreign Ministry's 24/7 service on +358 9 1605 5555.