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.

Moldova (Republic of Moldova): travel documents to Finland

(valid until further notice)

Visa required

  • Visa required to Schengen area and Finland

    (Ordinary, not biometric passport: visa required)

Visa free

  • Visa requirement does not concern Diplomatic passports and biometric Service passports 
  • Visa requirement does not concern biometric, Ordinary passports from 28 April 2014

Travel documents accepted by Finnish authorities

  • Ordinary passport 
  • Diplomatic passport 
  • Service passport / Official passport 
  • Passport for persons without citizenship
  • Travel Document, Recognized for exit or transit to return to Moldova

Visa facilitation agreements


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