From 1st January 2014 the residence permit application fee must be paid in advance on Embassy´s bank account. Cash, cheques and credit cards are not accepted.
If you are applying through e-service, you will be able to pay the fee through the e-service.
Otherwise the residence permit fee must be paid into the Embassy of Finland’s bank account in advance. Bank account information: Embassy of Finland, Alpha Bank, IBAN GR33 0140 1940 1940 0232 0000 776, BIC/SWIFTH CRBAGRAAXXX.
The name of the applicant and the words “Residence permit application” must be entered in the message field. The bank receipt must be shown when applying the permit.
Processing fees are not refunded for refused applications.