Applying for a visa for represented African countries
The French embassy in Finland represents a few African countries for short stay visa applications only : Burkina Faso, The Centrafrican Republic and Djibouti.
Please check that your application is complete before making an appointment.
Incomplete applications will be rejected.
Please submit originals and photocopies of the following documents :
Valid passport for at least 6 months after the anticipated date of return from the African country
Valid Finnish residence permit for non-EU citizens
The visa short stay application form that you can download at the bottom of the page, filled in and signed
Proof of your round trip ticket/flight reservation
Proof of sufficient financial means for the duration of your trip (3 last months bank account extract)
Valid medical insurance for the duration of the trip and valid for the destination country
60€ in cash only
Application form for African represented countries :
All incomplete applications will be rejected.
Appointments can be made from Monday to Friday, 2.00pm-4.00pm.
Please contact the consular section to confirm your appointment.