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AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING FINLAND


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Finland starting from 2021.

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Documents
A valid passport is required to enter Finland. All tourists entering Finnish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Finnish authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Travelers who arrive from outside the European Union by air or sea can bring duty-free goods up to the value of €430 without declaring to customs authorities (if arriving from outside the EU by car or train the value is €300).

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), smoking tobacco (250g).
  • Alchohol: Spirits over 22% (1L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (2L), non-sparkling wine (4L), beer (16L).


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Finland with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Joint passports must contain a photo of each child over seven years of age and up to 15 years. In this case, a photo identification card showing child's name, date of birth and nationality should be presented together with the passport.



List of American diplomatic offices in Finland


U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland

Address: Itainen Puistotie 14 B, FIN-00140Check on map


Phone: +358-9-616-250


Email: HelsinkiACS@state.gov


Website: https://fi.usembassy.gov


Office Hours: 8:30 to 5 PM Monday through Friday by appointment only



List of Finnish diplomatic offices in United States of America


Honorary Consulate of Finland in San Francisco, CA

Address: c/o Nexit Ventures LLC, 12930 Saratoga Ave., Suite B-9, Saratoga, CA 95070


Phone: +1-408-725 8400 x1


Fax: +1-408-725 8405


Email: michel.wendell@nexitventures.com


Honorary Consulate General of Finland in Virginia, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, Vermillion Financial Services Inc, 307 First Street North, Box 1225, Virginia, MN 55792, U.S.A


Phone: +1-218-741 2595


Fax: +1-218-749 4359


Email: jimmy@vfsmn.com


Honorary Consulate General of Finland in Seattle, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 17102 NE 37th Place, Bellevue, WA 98008, U.S.A


Phone: +1-425-885 7320


Fax: (425) 462-6613


Email: matti.suokko@finlandsea.org


Honorary Consulate of Finland in San Diego, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 1059 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101, U.S.ACheck on map


Phone: +1-619-236 9202 ext. 14


Fax: +1-619 235 4226


Email: kathy@mautino.org


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Salt Lake City, United States

Address: 2795 East Cottonwood Parkway Suite 600, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121Check on map


Phone: +1-801-365 0095


Fax: +1-801-365 0094


Email: andybingham@gmail.com


Honorary Vice Consulate of Finland in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, United States

Address: Honorary Vice Consulate of Finland, Urb. Luna Llena, 18 Camino del Lago, San Juan, PR 00926


Phone: (787) 760-6378


Email: garytuominen@yahoo.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, D Street No. G 6, Torremolinos, Guaynabo, PR 00657, U.S.A


Phone: +1-787-720 0098


Fax: +1-787-720 0098


Email: gbenitez@coqui.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Portland, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 10220 SW Greenburg Road, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97223, U.S.A.


Phone: +1-503-641 7447


Fax: +1-503-526 0902


Email: pauln@finevoyages.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Phoenix, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 8601 North 64th Place, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253


Phone: (480) 998-7121


Fax: (480) 998-7121


Email: GJJxn@aol.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Philadelphia, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 1528 Walnut Street, Suite 510, PA 19102, USA


Phone: (610) 247 4058


Fax: (215) 772 1185


Email: finconsulate@gmail.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Norwich, United States

Address: 82 Chelsea Harbor Drive, CT 06360Check on map


Phone: +1-860-886 8845


Fax: +1-860-886 7376


Email: cda@andersonlaw.org


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Norfolk, United States

Address: 100 East Main Street, Suite 300, VA 23510, Postal address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, P.O. Box 3729, Customhouse Station, VA 23514


Phone: +1-757-627 6286


Fax: +1-757-627 3948


Email: david.host@tparkerhost.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Newark, United States

Address: 1151 Rattlesnake Bridge Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921Check on map


Phone: +1-908-439-2222


Email: hwmarx@gmail.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in New Orleans, United States

Address: c/o Phelps Dunbar, LLP, 365 Canal Street, Suite 2000, LA 70130-6534


Phone: +1-504-584 9223


Fax: +1-504-568 9130


Email: claverip@phelps.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Minneapolis, United States

Address: 2429 Girard Avenue S., MN 55405Check on map


Phone: +1-612-374 2718


Email: kmwargelin@comcast.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Miami, United States

Address: Kelley Swofford Roy, 50 NE 29th Street, FL 33137


Phone: +1-305-444 0004


Fax: +1-305-444 9057


Email: skelley@ksrteam.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Lake Worth, United States

Address: 523 Lake Avenue, FL 33460Check on map


Phone: +1-561-582 2335


Fax: +1-561-586 7996


Email: petermakila@bellsouth.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Houston, United States

Address: 14 Greenway Plaza, #22R, TX 77046Check on map


Phone: +1-713-552-1722


Fax: +1-713-552-1676


Email: rkapche@compassnet.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Honolulu, United States

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, Chateau Waikiki, 411 Hobron Lane, Ste. #808, HI 96815


Phone: +1 808 7816010


Email: katjasilvera@gmail.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Hancock, United States

Address: Finnish American Heritage Center, 601 Quincy St, MI 49930, Postal address: PO Box 93, Hancock, MI 49930


Phone: (1-906) 487-7302


Fax: (1-906) 487-7557


Email: james.kurtti@finlandia.edu


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Detroit, United States

Address: Aho & Potti, LLP, 23629 Liberty, Suite 100, Farmington, MI 48335


Phone: +1-248-478 3450


Fax: +1-248-478 1632


Email: paulnpotti@ameritech.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Denver, United States

Address: 6977 East Chestnut Hill Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130Check on map


Phone: +1 303 3462502


Email: jmakikalli@comcast.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Dallas, United States

Address: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, 3000 Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm Street, TX 75201


Phone: (214) 999-4672


Fax: (214) 999-3672


Email: kniesman@gardere.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Chicago, United States

Address: 2246 West Homer Street, IL 60647Check on map


Phone: +1 773 946-8525


Fax: +1 773 772-6390


Email: olavigoos@yahoo.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Birmingham, United States

Address: Goodrich Management Company, Inc., 3800 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 430, AL 35243


Phone: +1 205 259 2062


Fax: +1 205 259 2061


Email: mike@thegoodrichcompany.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Baltimore, United States

Address: T. Parker Host of Maryland, Inc., 2200 Broening Highway, Suite 230, MD 21224


Phone: +1-410-633-4666


Fax: +1-410-633-2993


Email: drchenowith@hostmd.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Atlanta, United States

Address: Promenade II, Suite 3100, 1230 Peachtree Street, N.E., GA 30309-3592Check on map


Phone: +1-404-815-3682


Fax: +1-404-685-6982


Email: jsaunders@sgrlaw.com


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Anchorage, United States

Address: 1529 P Street, AK 99501-4923Check on map


Phone: (1-907) 274 6607


Fax: (1-907) 279 2060


Email: stolt@ptialaska.net


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Albuquerque, United States

Address: 1005 Stuart Road, NM 87114Check on map


Phone: +1-505-898 2079


Email: alan.clark@att.net


Honorary Consulate General of Finland in Boston, United States

Address: 101 Arch Street, 12th floor, MA 02110-1109Check on map


Phone: +1-617-654 1800


Fax: +1-617-654 1735


Email: LKopelman@k-plaw.com


Embassy of Finland in United States of America

Address: 3301 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. 20008Check on map


Phone: +1-202-298 5800


Fax: +1-202-298 6030


Email: sanomat.was@formin.fi


Website: http://www.finland.org/


Office Hours: Office hours: Mon-Fri 8.30-12.00 and 13.00-16.15 Customer service for passports and visas: Mon-Fri 9.00-12.00 (for faster service e-mail passi.was@formin.fi)


Consulate General of Finland in New York, United States of America

Address: 866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 250, 10017Check on map


Phone: +1-212-750 4400


Fax: +1-212-750 4418


Email: consulate.nyc@formin.fi


Website: http://www.finland.org


Office Hours: Office hours: Mon-Fri 8.45-16.45 Customer service for passports and visas: Mon-Fri 9.00 am -12.00 noon (passports Mon-Fri also 13.00-16.00 by agreement)


Consulate General of Finland in Los Angeles, United States

Address: 1801 Century Park East, Suite 2100, CA 90067Check on map


Phone: +1-310-203 9903


Fax: +1-310-203 9186


Email: sanomat.los@formin.fi


Website: http://www.finland.org/


Office Hours: Office hours: Mon-Thu 8.30-17.00, Fri 8.30-14.00 Customer service for passports and visas: Mon-Fri only 9am-12.00pm



Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Finland

Capital: Helsinki
Languages:
  • Finnish 94.2%;
  • Swedish 5.5%;
  • Other (small Sami and Russian speaking minorities) 0.2%;

Area: 337,030 KM2
Population: 5,244,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +358

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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