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Meeting venue

PEFC Forest Certification Week 2017 is taking place in:

Scandic Park Helsinki
Mannerheimintie 46
00260 Helsinki

If you want to stay at the Scandic Park Helsinki, you can can book your hotel room directly through the hotel website.

Getting into town from the airport


The train connection between Helsinki city centre and Helsinki Airport takes about 30 minutes. There are two services: train I and train P.  Schedules, ticket prices and routes are available at HSL website. Please note that it is not possible to buy a ticket in the train.


Line 615 and the Finnair City Bus operate between Helsinki Railway Station and the airport.


A journey by taxi from the airport to the center of Helsinki takes about 30 minutes and costs around 45 to 50 euros. The taxi stands are located right outside the arrival areas of the terminals.


In addition to the Scandic Park Helsinki hotel, there are also some budget options available in the area, these can all be reached either by public transport or on foot:

Field trip hotel

If you are attending the field trip, we will be staying in the Verso Hotel in Jyväskylä city center. But there is no need to make any bookings yourself, it's included in the cost of the field trip! Find out more about the field trip.


You will not need a visa if you are a citizen of a Nordic country or EU Member State. Similarly, no visa is required if you are a citizen of a visa-free country and you have a valid passport or comparable travel document.

Find out the visa requirement and travel documents accepted by Finland for your country.

Where and how to apply for a visa

Apply for a visa from the nearest Finnish mission or the visa centre that the mission advises to you. Honorary consuls and consulates cannot grant visas.

It has been agreed with some countries that Finland may be represented by another Schengen state. In such cases, apply for a visa to Finland from the mission of that Schengen state.

Submit your visa application at a mission or visa centre in person. An application cannot be sent by e-mail or telefax.

Processing time of the application

Submit your visa application at a mission of Finland or a visa centre no later than 15 days before travel. The application can be submitted at the earliest three months before the intended visit. In case Finland is represented in the country by another Schengen state, the processing time is usually longer.

Find out more about how to apply for a visa.

If you require a letter of invitation, please contact Emmi Kauhanen