Thu, 3 March 2016

Finland to Open 13 New Visa Application Centers in China

Finland is to expand its visa services in China with the opening of 13 new visa centers in spring 2016.

The new visa application centers will be located in Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Xian.

Finland also has application centres in Beijing and in Shanghai.

Visit Finland together with Finnair and other Finnish tourism related companies will launch a new stopover service at the end of March. The new service provides stopover packages that cater to the needs of Chinese visitors wishing to stay in Finland between 5 hours to 5 days.

The number of overnight stays by Chinese visitors in Finland grew more than 40% in 2015 compared to the previous year and Chinese travellers are already the biggest spenders per visit of all the international visitors to Finland. 

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