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Embassy of Finland, Abuja: Services: Service fees and payment instructions

EMBASSY OF FINLAND, Abuja

9 Iro Dan Musa Street, Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria
Visas, residence permits only: +234 (0) 81 7245 46 44 (Mon-Thu, 1 pm – 4 pm)
Visa, residence permit and legalization e-mail: visa.aba@formin.fi
General Line: +234 (0) 803 785 1150 (office hours)
General e-mail: sanomat.aba@formin.fi
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Service fees and payment instructions

Service fees

For 2018

ServiceEuroNaira

VISA
(please refer to payment instructions)

    60

  20400

- Applicants aged 6-113511 900
- Applicants under 6 years old; no fee00
- Holders of diplomatic/official passports; no fee

RESIDENCE PERMITS
(please refer to payment instructions)

- Residence permit fee - Paper application  470159800
- Residence permit fee - Electronic application  420142800
- Residence permit fee for WORKERS - Paper application (no labour market testing)  470159800
- Residence permit fee for WORKERS - Paper application (labour market testing)520176800
- Residence permit fee for WORKERS - Electronic application (no labour market testing)  400136000
- Residence permit fee for WORKERS - Electronic application (labour market testing)450153000
- Residence permit fee for ENTREPRENEURS - Paper application520176800
- Residence permit fee for ENTREPRENEURS - Electronic application450153000
- Residence permit fee for START-UP ENTREPRENEURS - Paper application470159800
- Residence permit fee for START-UP ENTREPRENEURS - Electronic application400136000
- Residence permit fee for STUDENT - Paper application  360122400
- Residence permit fee for STUDENT - Electronic application  300102000
- Residence permit fee for UNDER 18 - Paper application  250  85000
- Residence permit fee for UNDER 18 - Electronic application  220  74800

LEGALIZATION
(please refer to payment instructions)

    30

  10200

 Courier service for legalized documents to Finland10,50    3600

 PASSPORT FEES (payment in cash)

- Passport  140  47600
- Temporary passport  175  59500

Payment instructions for paying visa or residence permit fees

Visa and residence permit application processing fees must be paid to the Embassy's bank account in Nigeria. It is not possible to pay the fee in cash at the Embassy, or to pay the fee to a bank account in Finland. The fee can be paid to the Embassy's bank account either in cash, or via bank transfer.

The fee can be paid in cash in any Standard Chartered Bank branch in Nigeria to the Embassy's bank account. The original receipt of payment must be presented to the Embassy.

The fee can also be paid to the Embassy's bank account via bank transfer. The processing fee can be paid either in Nairas or Euros through the appropriate account. Kindly observe that the full amount of the visa or residence permit processing fee must be credited to the Embassy's bank account. Any bank transfer fees are the reponsibility of the payer.

The processing fee must have been paid in full into the Embassy's bank account before the visa or the residence permit can be applied for. The original bank slip of the payment must be personally presented by the applicant at the Embassy when applying for the visa or the residence permit.

There is no reference number used for the payment of the processing fee. The narration on the payment should include a freeform message in English regarding the content of the payment and the name of the applicant, for example "Visa processing fee for <Name of applicant>" or "Residence permit processing fee for <Name of applicant>".

For the banking details of the Embassy of Finland in Abuja, please see below.

Payment instructions for paying the legalization fee

The legalization fee is to be paid in full into Embassy bank account in Nigeria.

POSTAGE FOR RETURN OF THE LEGALIZED DOCUMENTS

The Embassy will return your legalized document to Finland by its courier service. The postage fee, 10,50 EUR (or NGN 3 600), has to be paid in advance together with legalization fee.

Banking details of the Embassy of Finland in Abuja

Account holder's name: Embassy of Finland in Abuja

Bank name: Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited

Account numbers:

1) NGN Account Number:  0001449729 for payments in Naira in full.
2) EUR Account Number:   0001449736 for payments in Euro in full.

SWIFT-code: SCBLNGLA

Bank branch address: Plot 374, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria

Bank branch telephone number: +234 (9) 461 2665

Kindly notice that Nigeria does not use IBAN-system. Please note as well that Small World, Western Union or other financial institutions, whose payments do not show the customer's name on the Embassy's bank statement, are not acceptable.

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Updated 3/29/2018


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