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Embassy of Finland, Ankara: Services for citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

EMBASSY OF FINLAND, Ankara

Tel. +90-312-457 44 00
E-mail: sanomat.ank@formin.fi
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Visas and residence Permits for Citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

For applying a visa to Finland an appointment to Finland's Visa Centres must be made in advance by using this link

http://www.vfsglobal.com/finland/turkey/Schedule_an_Appointment.html.

Citizens of Syria and Iraq, and persons with a permanent residence in these countries, who need a visa to Finland, are advised to contact Finland's Visa Centres in Ankara or in Istanbul. http://www.vfsglobal.com/finland/turkey/.

Embassy of Norway represents Finland in visa matters in Amman, Jordan and Embassy of  Austria represents Finland in visa matters in Beirut, Lebanon.

Visas

Before arriving to Turkey the applicant himself/herself has to check the immigration and visa rules of Turkey.

ATTENTION! VISA FORM HAS TO BE FILLED IN ADVANCE BEFORE VISITING FINLAND'S VISA CENTRES.

A visa application should be made well in advance of the intended travel. The processing time is 15 days. It can be extended to 60 days if additional information is needed. Submitting a visa application requires a visit to Finland's Visa Centre http://www.vfsglobal.com/finland/turkey/ in person. The address of Finland's Visa Centre in Ankara is:

  • Kavaklidere Mahallesi, Atatürk Bulvari, No: 154, pbx:06680 Cankaya
  • İn Istanbul the address is: Cumhurriet Caddesi, No: 193, pbx:34380 Harbiye, Sisli

The following supporting documentation is needed:

  • a carefully completed and signed visa application form
  • a valid travel document
  • one photograph
  • an invitation letter or a corresponding account of the purpose of the travel
  • proof of funds
  • travel insurance, which covers costs arising from a sudden illness or accident, including the patient’s transportation home (also the cost of repatriation in case of death) up to 30 000 euro.
  • the processing fee must be paid in cash in the Turkish currency when submitting the application. See: Service fees

Residence permits

Starting as of Thursday 1st of December 2016, Finnish resident permit applications and possible interviews and DNA tests will be submitted at the Finnish Residence Permit Applications Center (VFS) in Ankara.

For more information and booking appointments, please contact:

Finnish Resident Permit Applications Centre in Ankara:

Kabil Caddesi. No: 67. Şehit Cevdet Özdemir Mahallesi. 06460 Çankaya/Ankara

Website: http://residencepermits.finland.fi/turkey

Service Telephone: +90 212 373 58 23

Email: info.firptr@vfshelpline.com

 

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Updated 3/27/2017


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