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.

Tanzania: travel documents to Finland

(valid until further notice)

A visa is required

  • Travelling to the Schengen area and Finland is subject to the visa requirement

Travel documents accepted by Finnish authorities

  • Ordinary passport
  • Diplomatic passport
  • Special diplomatic passport*
  • Service passport
  • Refugee travel document (Geneva Convention, 1951)

* Granted as a special travel document to the following people: President and Vice-President of the United Republic of Tanzania. Chairman (President of Zanzibar) and Vice-Presidents of the Revolutionary Council of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania.

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