You will need
  • 1. Passport, valid at least three months from the end of the trip;
  • 2. Profile;
  • 3. Photo 3,5X4,5 cm, color on a gray background;
  • 4. Health insurance.
Traditionally, the most responsible moment in the paperwork for a visa is filling out the questionnaire. A questionnaire for obtaining a visa to Finland can be filled in two ways – by downloading to your computer from the website of the Consulate or on the website by filling the Visa application centre.
To fill the form on your computer, go to and download the document in Russian. The questionnaire can be completed online and printed and filled by hand in block letters. In all cases, the questionnaire should be filled in lowercase letters.
The questionnaire is filled in either in Russian with Latin letters or English. To print the form on colored and black-and-white printer. At your discretion, you can print a questionnaire with two sides or one. The signature on the form is in four places on the last page – in paragraph 37, below, after the words "shall be Signed in the case of a request multiple-entry visa, below, after the words "I know" and at the end.
To complete the questionnaire on the website of the Visa center, go to Click blue banner, Click here to create the application". In the opened window, click another link (Click here to fill in the application form). Select the place of application (for example, Embassy of Finland, Moscow). Next, you need to register – enter a valid e-mail address and password. Now you can fill in the questionnaire.
Each item of the questionnaire you will be accompanied by tips, so it may be easier to fill in the form that is on the website of the Visa center. Here are some features:

1. In paragraph 2, if the former no last names, put N/A.

2. In section 5 place of birth quote strictly as in the passport.

3. In paragraph 6, if the country of birth in the passport of the USSR, choose the Soviet Union. The same applies to claim 7.

4. In paragraph 12, in downloaded the application form mark passport and Visa application center select Ordinary passport.

5. In paragraph 13 passport number specify no icon number in two digits then a space, and the remaining numbers. On the website of the Visa application centre passport number is specified twice.

6. In paragraph 17, specify the address.
After completing the form click Submit and print it with a bar code (to print click Print Visa Application Form and Barcode Sheet in English). For appointment click here to schedule an appointment. The questionnaire will be stored on the website within 14 days, you can make changes by going to your account with a username and password.
You can also fill out another questionnaire on your sample (for example, another family member, or colleague). On the last page (after clicking Submit) tick Yes item Do you wish to fill one more form. Next, select who you want to fill in a questionnaire (Tourists, Colleagues, Family).
When self-completing the questionnaire (on your computer) you can request an appointment page Click Schedule appointment. Select the place of application, the number of people applying along with you, and visa type. Next, enter your e-mail and password.