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Embassy of Finland, Canberra
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Consular services 

The Embassy of Finland in Canberra assists Finnish citizens residing in Australia and the neighbouring region with passports and other questions pertaining to Finnish authorities and regulations and assists Finnish travellers in distress.

Australian and New Zealand citizens can stay in Finland and the Schengen area visa-free for up to 90 days within a period of 180 days. 

The Schengen countries are: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland,  Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia

You can now book an appointment for your interview with the Embassy of Finland in Canberra online. Applicants for a Residence PermitSchengen VisaFinnish Passportand Working Holiday are all required to attend an interview to finalise their applications.

Please read through our services section carefully to see that you meet the relevant requirements for your application and are in possession of documents that are to be presented. Application fees can be found here.

Notarial services and Finnish Citizenship declarations also require an appointment. If you are unsure whether you need to book an appointment please check our FAQs before calling us during our telephone hours 1-3pm (Mon-Thu) on +612 62 733 800 or emailing

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Updated 7/16/2018

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