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Consul GeneralMr. Olli Perheentupa
AddressPreobrazhenskaja pl. 4
191028 Saint Petersburg D-194
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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 04:24 EDT
not delighted
I am an American citizen and I am not delighted about Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg, Russia. Staff is lazy and indifferent to their duties. They are always late to work therefore if you call the Consulate right after opening, the phone would be most likely not answering. When I finally reached them on the phone receptionist could not help me in any way therefore I had to send my request by e-mail THREE DAYS AGO! Still no reply. Apparently I have to come in person even though my case could be easily resolved without visiting the Consulate. In general I have absolutely ugly impression about these guys. However they represent their country abroad. What shame for Finland!
Alex Lorimer
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:59 EDT
you and your brother
So why doesn't your brother come to visit you in St Pete? why is it so crucial for you to go to Finland? obviously, they are suspicious of your motives. nobody wants nobody from a terrorist state in their country. i am not convinced your brother actually works and pays taxes. the so called 'refugees' from your country and similar are all on welfare here in North America and all over the world. just stay put and feel lucky you don't live in Iraq. Russia sucks but Iraq sucks more. you know it as well as i do.
Fri, 27 May 2011 03:51 EDT
Ignorant racist people in the Finnish consulate
I live in Peter since Jan 2007 have a Russian wife and son. Permanent residency and full employment a can and a flat and yet they keep denying me a visa to visit my brother who is a resident of Finland. He went to Finland in 2009 and got asylum. They say I ll stay there and not comeback. But guess what I been there and did go back in the same day. I went without a visa by cruise as the cruise advertised a visa free for less than 73 hours visitors. I was dined entry but I meet my brother and all went fine. If I wanted to stay I could have done so.

I have my family and life in Russia but they still say know even after 2 years from applying.

There is no other reason that I could think of for them to refuse other than being Iraqi national.

My brother is also working from the time he got there and is a tax payer resident.

If my brother were not there I have 0 interest in Finland, everybody go there say its a boring country with the same bad weather as Peter.

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