Where to apply for a visa?

If your country of destination is Finland, apply for a visa from the nearest Finnish mission. Honorary consuls and consulates cannot grant visas.

Submit your visa application at a mission in person. An application cannot be sent by post, email or telefax.  ​​​​​​​

It has been agreed with some countries that Finland may be represented by another Schengen state. In such cases, apply for a visa to Finland from the mission of that Schengen state.

Finland represents Estonia and Hungary

Finland represents Estonia and Hungary in all Schengen visa matters in Tanzania.

Belgium represents Finland in Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Finland is represented by Belgium in all Schengen visa matters in Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nationals of and legal residents in Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo can submit their visa application to the Embassy of Belgium:

Embassy of Belgium in Bujumbura, Burundi
Embassy of Belgium in Kigali, Rwanda
Embassy of Belgium in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo