Embassy of Finland, Lusaka
Finnish consular services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to be handled by the Finnish Embassy in Lusaka from 1 March 2020
Finland's Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, will be responsible for all consular matters relating to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DCR), including consular assistance and crises, reception of residence permits, and legalisation of documents.
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.