Please note that the Embassy’s customer service is currently congested and some delays may be expected in answering the e-mail inquiries.
The collection of documents is possible on specific dates
The next collection dates are as follows:
Thursday 6 October between 09.00-15.00
Monday 10 October between 13.30-15.30
Please note that the collection times are subject to changes.
You may collect the document in person or authorize a courier service to do so. If you have received a confirmation from the Embassy regarding the collection of your documents, please follow the instructions.
Additional matters to note in our customer service
To schedule an appointment to submit a residence permit application, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your appointment request will be placed in the queue. Please note, that due to the high volume of applicants, delays are to be expected in scheduling an appointment.
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Students: If you have been admitted to a university, you may contact the Admissions Services of your hosting Finnish university for detailed information on what options you have for starting your studies online, or postponing the start of your studies.
Residence permit cards: Please be informed that when the Embassy has received your residence permit card, the Embassy will contact you by e-mail to provide instructions how to collect it (in person or by a courier service). This may take up to three weeks from the day of your decision.
Finnish citizen services: Inquiries regarding passports, notarial services and registrations to the Finnish Population Information System, please contact the Embassy preferably by e-mail email@example.com.
Monitor the situation closely through local authorities and local media, and through your airline or tour operator.
Source: Finland in the UAE