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


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.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Colombia 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 Colombian 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.

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 Colombian diplomatic offices in Finland

Embassy of Colombia in Helsinki, Finland

Address: Unioninkatu 18 2nd Floor, 00130Check on map

Phone: +358 (0) 961500172



List of Finnish diplomatic offices in Colombia

Honorary Vice-Consulate of Finland in Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia

Address: Vice-Consulado Honorario de Finlandia, Eratrading Colombia Ltda, Transversal 5A # 127-46, Torre 6, Apto 501

Phone: (+57 1) 647 10 28 / 06 85

Fax: (+57 1) 647 06 85


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia

Address: Avenida Eldorado No. 69A-51, Interior 1, piso 5, A.A., 75155Check on map

Phone: (+57-1-) 410 9349, 412 4111 ext. 5029, 426 9999 (direct)

Fax: (+57-1-) 410 9393


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Medellin, Colombia

Address: Calle 17 A Sur 47-35, Apartado Aereo 1468

Phone: + 57 4 313 47 34

Fax: +57 4 313 35 62


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Cartagena, Colombia

Address: Carrera 10 No. 5A - 26, Edificio Mainero, Piso 3, Apto 301, Castillo Grande

Phone: (+57) 315-7317137


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Cali, Colombia

Address: Av 4 Norte # 4N-46Check on map

Phone: (+572) 661 4428

Fax: (+572) 667 5233


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Barranquilla, Colombia

Address: Juan Manuel Ruiseco & Co., Calle 77B Nro. 57141, Centro Empresarial Las Americas, Piso 8, Oficina 812

Phone: (575) 360 26 66

Fax: (575) 360 51 11


Honorary Consulate of Finland in Colombia

Address: Avenida El Dorado No. 69A-51, Interior 1, Piso 5, A.A. 75155, Santa FeCheck on map

Phone: (00 57 1) 410 9349 or 412 4111

Fax: (00 57 1) 410 9393


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About Finland

Capital: Helsinki
  • 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

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Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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