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Helsinki Visa and Passport Requirements

UAE nationals can enjoy a visa-free stay at Finland for a maximum of 90 days in any 180-day period. The same holds true for the citizens of Argentina, Peru, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Brazil and 56 other countries. They must essentially fulfil the following requirements:

• They should have a machine-readable passport with digital photo or a bio-metric passport
• They should possess a travel document which is valid for at least 3 months after the intended date of departure and which has been issued in the previous 10 years. 
• They should have sufficient funds for their stay and onward/return journey
• They should properly justify the purpose and conditions of their stay
• They should not be listed in the Schengen Information System as someone to be refused entry and not be considered as a threat to public policy, internal security, public health or the international relations of any Schengen country.

Indian, Pakistani, Filipinos, Bangladeshi, Egyptian and Iranian expats living in the UAE require a Schengen visa for visiting Finland.  It is advisable that nationals of these and other countries get in touch with their respective embassies for obtaining comprehensive information.  

The general Schengen Finland visa requirements are: 

• Filled-in visa application form 
• Valid passport
• 2 passport-sized photographs
• Round-trip flight reservations or a complete travel itinerary, accompanied with a cover letter stating the purpose of visit
• Travel insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000 (roughly 1,30,000 AED)
• Hotel reservation or proof of accommodation
• Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay; Bank statements of the previous 3 months

The Schengen Denmark visa can only be considered if the individual’s port of entry into Europe is Finland or if the individual is going to spend most of his days in Finland doing a multi-country trip in the continent. 

Please Note: Check the validity and other important details of the visa when you have received it.

UAE nationals can enjoy a visa-free stay at Finland for a maximum of 90 days in any 180-day period. The ...

How to Reach Helsinki

By Air

The Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport caters to the air traffic for the city. Located in Vantaa, around 18 kilometres towards the north of mainland Helsinki, this is the airport where all international and domestic flights to Helsinki land. If you are traveling from Tallinn, you can also use the 18 minute helicopter service to land here. 

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