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Can a student from Nepal get visa to study in Finland?
Asked by: abdulsatt
Answers: 1
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Posted on Sat, 5 Jul 2008 09:15:48 GMT
Question Description
How can a Nepali student get Finish student visa to study in Finland? What are the processes and requirements to obtain study visa of Finland? Do I require any documents to apply for Finnish student Visa?
Answer

To stay for more than 90 consecutive days in Finland, anyone needs to obtain residence permit instead of visa. Students from any country including Nepal can get residence permit to study in universities and colleges of Finland. There are no especial restrictions for Nepali student to study in Finland. However, student from Nepal need to appear in Finnish Embassy, Kathmandu for an interview.

The application processes for Nepali student to apply for residence permit are:
Fill application forms available at Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu and submit it along with other necessary documents and application processing fees to the Embassy officials from Monday to Thursday 9am - 11am. The application fee is NRs 5800 for Nepalese students.

The applications are sent to Finnish Immigration Service for processing and will take about 2 months for the decision.

Once the decision is made by Finnish Immigration Service, The Finnish Embassy in Kathmandu will call the applicant to collect a written decision.

Documents required for Nepali student to apply for residence permit are:

Completely filled form OLE 104

Study and work certificates from SLC to up to date

Letter of Acceptance from Finnish educational institutions

A deposit of equivalent of Euro 6000 on applicant’s own account

Health Insurance covering up to Euro 30000 valid for minimum of one year from the date arrival in Finland

Passport Valid at least up to expected date to leave Finland

Two color photographs

If you have further queries, you can directly contact to Finnish Embassy in Nepal.

Address of Finnish Embassy in Nepal:
Embassy of Finland, Kathmandu
Bishalnagar, G.P.O. Box 2126
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel. +00977-01-4417221/4416636

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