Finland visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting Finland

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Finnish Visa.


  • A valid passport issued within 10 years of the application period.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • A minimum of two passport photos taken within the last 3 months.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30.000 euros.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Finland.
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Proof of financial independence (e.g. bank statements or payslips), or proof of financial support (e.g. sponsor's declaration note or letter).
  • Proof of your purpose of travel(e.g. an employment contract, letter of admission or proof of academic qualifications).
  • Return flight ticket to Zimbabwe (Short-stay travelers).
  • Repatriation commitment note (Long-stay travelers).

Finland Visa for Zimbabweans

Facts about Finland


Finland’s plethora of lakes makes it a top summer destination. There are a plethora of lakes which have holiday cabins and host activities such as swimming, fishing, and sailing. The Arctic Lapland province is a top destination for tourist, it is a wilderness that has national parks and ski resorts. The country is well-known for its saunas and iconic designs.

The tourism industry in Finland accounts for about 2.5% of the Finnish GDP. The industry is responsible for providing about 136,700 jobs. In 2017, Finland played host to over 6.7 million foreign tourists.

Types of Finland Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Visitor Visa Three weeks 90 days
Transit visa Three weeks 24 hours

General Requirements for Finland Visa


  • A valid passport issued within 10 years of the application period.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • A minimum of two passport photos taken within the last 3 months.
  • Two blank passport pages for visa stamps.
  • A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30.000 euros.
  • Proof of accommodation for your entire stay in Finland.
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • Proof of financial independence (e.g. bank statements or payslips), or proof of financial support (e.g. sponsor's declaration note or letter).
  • Proof of your purpose of travel(e.g. an employment contract, letter of admission or proof of academic qualifications).
  • Return flight ticket to Zimbabwe (Short-stay travelers).
  • Repatriation commitment note (Long-stay travelers).

Finland Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Visitor Visa

Short-stay Schengen Visa

Long-stay Schengen Visa

60.00 (EUR)

99.00 (EUR)

Transit visa

Airport Transit visa

60.00 (EUR)

Finland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Zimbabwe

There is no Finland embassy in Zimbabwe. Travelers are advised to visit the embassy accredited to Zimbabweans in Maputo, Mozambique.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the currency used in Finland?

The currency used in Finland is the euro. It is advised that travelers exchange their money for euro or use credit cards.


Can I extend my Schengen Visa?

You can apply for the Schengen visa extension if you have a single-entry short-stay visa.


Is tap water in Finland safe to drink?

Finland’s tap water is among the highest quality in the world and is not only completely safe but a pleasure to drink.


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