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Visa - Office of the Finnish Roving Ambassador to Pakistan : Services : Visa and Residence Permit

Office of the Finnish Roving Ambassador to Pakistan

P.O. Box 513
FI-00023 Government, Finland
Tel: +358 295 351740
Email: ASA-11@formin.fi
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Visa to Finland

Please, first make sure if you need a visa  or a residence permit.

The relevant embassy should be checked from the list below. Different permits are handled by different embassies.

Schengen visa to Finland

A Schengen visa is a short term permit to enter Finland and other Schengen countries. It is valid normally maximum 3 months and mostly used for

  • business trips
  • tourism and
  • visiting family and friends.

Pakistani citizens

If you need a Visa

The Embassy of Netherlands in Islamabad is representing Finland in the Schengen visa issues. You will apply the Schengen visa to Finland through the Netherlands’ Embassy in Islamabad.

More information:

If you need a Residence permit

Since the Customer Service in the Embassy of Finland in Islamabad is closed, you are required to apply for the a residence permit in some other country where Finland has an Embassy (for example the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Nepal, China, Iran or India, BUT NOT Afganistan). Even London in UK and Bangkok in Thailand are possible, if needed, since there are direct flights to those cities from Pakistan.

You need to have the necessary visa - if necessary for Pakistanis -  valid to that country where you intent to travel to apply the residence permit to Finland to be able to visit the customer service of the Embassy of Finland. We would also recommend that you will make the reservation for an appointment.

Here you will find the necessary contact details: Finnish missions abroad by country

Afghani citizens

Visa

The Embassy of Finland in New Delhi is processing Schengen visas for the persons travelling from Afghanistan to Finland. The Schengen visa has to be applied personally by visiting the Embassy.

More information:

Residence permit

Embassy of Finland in New Delhi is processing residence permits for persons travelling from Afganistan to Finland. Residence permit has to be applied personally by visiting the Embassy of Finland in New Delhi.

An Afghani citizen residing in Afghanistan may also apply for an entry permit from other regional embassies of Finland, such as the Embassy of Finland in Tehran. It is, however, strongly recommended that the applicant visits the Embassy of Finland in New Delhi.

More information:

Foreigners living permanently or residing legally in Pakistan (PoR Card or long term valid visa to Pakistan)

Visa

Embassy of Netherlands in Islamabad is representing Finland in the Schengen visa issues. You will apply the Schengen visa to Finland through the Netherlands’ Embassy in Islamabad.

More information:

Residence permit

Since the Customer Service in the Embassy of Finland in Islamabad is closed, you need to go and apply for the residence permit in any other country where Finland has an Embassy (for example Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Kathmandu, Beijing, Tehran and New Delhi, BUT NOT Kabul). Even London in UK and Bangkok in Thailand are possible, if needed, since there are direct flights to those cities from Pakistan.

You need to have the necessary visa valid to that country - if necessary for citizens of your country - to be able to enter the country and visit the customer service of the Embassy of Finland. We would also recommend that you will make the reservation for an appointment.

Here you will find the necessary contact details: Finnish missions abroad by country

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Updated 4/17/2012


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