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The Director of the Department of consular services of foreign Affairs of Finland, Pasi Tuominen visited the visa centre of Finland in St. Petersburg and were impressed with the atmosphere of calm and order in the queues. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“Yesterday in 14 hours at the visa center were lots of people, a lot of customers, but the atmosphere was very calm and decent. So I admire the way the Russians are quietly standing in line,” said Tuominen at the information meeting in the Consulate General.
He, however, noted that standing in queues is not necessary: applicants for a visa can make an appointment in advance or to choose the most convenient time when the flow of people is small.
Meeting in the Consulate General held about September 1, for Finland Schengen visa will need to provide additional documents — the Russians will have to confirm the trip and not just to provide copies of personal documents and insurance.
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