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News, 10/16/2018

Finland is outsourcing the submission of Schengen visa applications and residence permit applications in Ethiopia

Finland is outsourcing the submission of Schengen visa applications and residence permit applications in Ethiopia. Finland  Application Centre maintained by VFS Global will be opened in Addis Ababa end of November 2018.

An appointment at the Application Centre must be booked beforehand and applications can be completed electronically. The application must always be submitted in person together with the biometrics submission.

Even after the Application Centre has opened, the Embassy of Finland in  Addis Ababa will  process the visa applications.  The Finnish Immigration Service will process all residence permit applications.
The Embassy will continue accepting  visa and residence permit  applications, but with limited amount of appointment slots available. The confirmed  appointments will remain as agreed.

A new website as well as the call centre contact details for visa and residence permit applicants will be launched  at the end  of November 2018.

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Updated 10/16/2018


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