VFSGLOBAL, an international operator of the Russian visa applicaton center, will cease operations in Finland on 29.12.2017. The new operator will begin on January 15, 2018 in Helsinki. For the New Year and Christmas celebrations, the Russian consulate will also be closed on 1 - 8.1.2018.
The visas that will be completed between 9 - 12 January 2018 will normally be delivered to our customers. Express visas between 29.12.2017 - 15.1.2018 will normally be delivered, according to the current information. Instead, delays in the completion of new (normal delivery time) single-entry and multiple-entry visas will be expected. Kindly follow the news, we will update the new information received from the Russian consulate.
Update 10.1./ The new operator started its operation on January 9.2018, unlike previous information. Minor delays in the completion of Russian visas can still be expected.