Visa requirement and travel documents accepted by Finland

The Schengen member states have jointly agreed about the rules concerning the movement of third-country nationals in their territories and decided which countries' citizens are required to present a visa. Furthermore, each Schengen State has decided which travel documents citizens of different third countries have to present upon entering the country.

The European Commission is maintaining the table of travel documents accepted by the Schengen member states, and entitling the holder to cross the external borders and which may be endorsed with a visa: Travel documents issued by third countries and territorial entities (Part I)(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window) (European Commission).

Visa requirements and travel documents accepted by Finland are listed below.

Ireland: travel documents to Finland

(valid until further notice)

A visa is not required

  • EU Member State

Travel documents accepted by Finnish authorities

  • Ordinary passport

  • Diplomatic passport

  • Service passport / Official duty passport

  • An official identification card issued by Ireland  to its citizen (and Passport Card)

  • Travel Document for refugees (1951 Geneva convention)

  • Travel Documents for stateless person (1954 New York convention)

  • Travel document with an indication that "the holder is authorized to return to Ireland during the validity of the document".

  • Seaman's book (on duty)


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