Tuesday 4/13/21

Finland to open seasonal work visa application center in Belarus

Book an appointment for your visa on the centre's website from Thursday 1 April.

The Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs will open a Visa Application Centre in Minsk for the reception of visa applications for people in Belarus wishing to apply for seasonal work in Finland. Estonia represents Finland in Minsk in other Schengen visa application matters.

"People who aim to submit a visa application for other than seasonal work purposes should follow the instructions of the Embassy of Estonia," the Ministry for Foreign Affairs said in a press release.

According to government information, visa applications for seasonal work in Finland will be received on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9.00 to 16.00, starting on 8 April 2021. An appointment must be booked in advance.

Book an appointment

To book an appointment for submitting a visa application, visit the website of Finland's Visa Application Centre.  The website and a page for appointments will be opened on Thursday 1 April 2021. Applications will be received exceptionally also on Thursday 8 April and Friday 9 April.

People submitting a visa application for seasonal work must visit the Visa Application Centre in person. An application cannot be sent by email or telefax.