MALAYSIAN CITIZENS VISITING FINLAND
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Malaysian 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 Malaysia 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 Malaysian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
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).
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 Malaysian diplomatic offices in Finland
Embassy of Malaysia in Helsinki, Finland
Address: World Trade Centre,, 3rd Floor, Aleksanterinkatu 17, 00100 Helsinki
Office Hours: Work day: Monday-Friday 8.00 am-4.00 pm (Consular hours : 9.00 am-12.00 pm / Lunch hour: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm) Holiday : Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (15 days)
List of Finnish diplomatic offices in Malaysia
Embassy of Finland in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia
Address: 5th. Floor Wisma Chinese Chamber 258 , Jalan Ampang , 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: (60-4) 229 4300
Fax: (60-4) 227 4533
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 4.15 pm
Honorary Consulate of Finland in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Address: Honorary Consul of Finland, c/o Uli Motors SDN BHD, Jalan Miniyak, Off Mile 5.5 Jalan Tuaran, 88746, Sabah
Phone: (60-88) 431 336, 431 337
Fax: (60-88) 430 677
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- Finnish 94.2%;
- Swedish 5.5%;
- Other (small Sami and Russian speaking minorities) 0.2%;
Area: 337,030 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +358
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