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Visa Requirements for US Passport Holders – Finland (Republic of Finland)

American passport holders traveling to Finland do not need a visa for business or for personal travel. Travelers visiting the Schengen area should not exceed 90 days in a 6 month period. American passport holders will need to have remaining validity for three months beyond intended stay and proof of sufficient funds and a return airline ticket.

Visa Requirements for Non-U.S. Citizens:

  • Two (2) fully completed and signed visa application forms
  • Two (2) passport size photos
  • Submit your passport – valid at least 3 months beyond stay
  • A notarized copy of Resident Alien Card (Green Card) or valid visa to the U.S
  • An invitation letter from your host or business partner. If you cannot get an invitation letter, you must have the name and address of your host, or information of your hotel reservation
  • Copy of airline tickets or itinerary
  • Proof Travel/Health/Accident insurance coverage of at least USD 25,000, valid in Finland.

The US Embassy in Helsinki is currently not able to assist private US citizens in obtaining necessary visas for neighboring countries; this includes Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union.

Information gathered here are subject to change without prior notice. US passport holders traveling to Finland are encouraged to contact the Embassy and Consulate and visit their website:

Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Telephone: (202) 298-5800
Fax: (202) 298-6030

Consulate General of Finland

866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 250
New York, NY
Telephone: (212) 750-4400
Fax: (212) 750-4418

Consulate General of Finland

1801 Century Park East, Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA
Telephone: (310) 203-9903
Fax: (310) 203-9186

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