Embassy of Finland, Pristina
Legislative proposal on long-term D visa facilitates labour migration
The government proposal on the introduction of a long-term national D visa in Finland promotes labour migration and includes the preparation of a fast track pledge. According to the proposal, the national D visa would first cover specialists, growth or start-up entrepreneurs and their family members.
Mikko Koivumaa appointed as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The Government has appointed Mikko Koivumaa as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs starting on 18 October 2021. The term of office will be five years. Koivumaa is currently Director of Communications at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Travel recommendations to be updated for individual countries
In future, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will update its travel advice for each country individually. In our advice, we will continue to take into account the recommendations with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the general security situation in the country in question.
Immigration services at the Embassy of Finland in Pristina
Residence permit applications should be submitted through the EnterFinland-service. After submitting the application, you should book an appointment from the Embassy to identify yourself. Book your appointment from the online appointment system. Visa applications should be submitted to the Visa Application Center in Pristina. You should book your appointment directly from the Visa Application Center. The Finnish Border Guard issues instructions for entry to Finland during the pandemic.