• Чт. Ноя 26th, 2020

How to get a visa to Finland for a US citizen

Авг 22, 2020

Entry to Finland for USA citizens is possible only after obtaining a visa, since the country is a member of the European Union and is a member of the Schengen agreement. To obtain a permit, you must submit all the necessary documents to the visa application center.

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Required document

The list of documents differs depending on the type of permission requested. The most popular is the tourist visa.

To get it, you need to prepare the following documents:

Questionnaire form. You can fill it out electronically.
One photo of 35×45 mm.
Passport with a copy of the main u-turn. The minimum allowed period of validity is 3 months. At least two blank pages are required.
Medical insurance policy.
A copy of the national passport.
Financial guarantee. The applicant must have at least 60 euros for 1 day of stay. A Bank statement is usually submitted.
Certificate from the employer with information about salary and position.
Student visa

Russians can study in Finnish educational institutions. A special student visa is issued for this purpose.

In addition to the core documents required to be filed:

Certificates from an educational institution about enrollment in a training course.
Certificates and other documents about the applicant’s education.
Proof of sufficient amount to stay for 1 year. At the moment, financial guarantees for a year must be at least 6,720 euros. The amount may be lower if the educational institution provides the student with housing and food.
Visitor visa

Suitable for trips to visit family and friends. The applicant must confirm that they are actually traveling to the country for guest purposes. To do this, an invitation from the host is provided. You also need to submit documents about your ability to pay and your place of residence. The host person can Finance the visit and arrange accommodation, which must be provided by the invitation.

The time and cost

Applications for Finnish Schengen are considered within 5-10 days. The consular fee is set at 35 euros. The fee does not need to be paid for children under 6 years of age. Urgent registration is possible, subject to payment of double the consular fee-70 euros. The visa application center charges a small service fee separately.

With a Schengen visa, you can stay in the country for up to 90 days every six months. However, the permit itself can be valid for up to 5 years. Long-term visa (for work, study, family reunion) is designed for long-term residence up to 1 year.