Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
tel: +358 295 350 000
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Contact information of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

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Postal address: Ministry for Foreign Affairs, P.O.Box 176, FI-00023 Government, Finland

Switchboard: +358 295 350 000
24/7 service: +358 9 1605 5555 (calls will be recorded)

If you cannot reach the 24/7 number, please call: (09) 664 103.

Media enquiries service (outside office hours): +358 40 551 6571

Registry office:
Visiting address: Ritarikatu 2 b, open on working days 8.00–16.15
E-mail:  kirjaamo.um@formin.fi
Telephone:  +358 295 351 861

Documents addressed to Ministry for Foreign Affairscan be delivered to the Government's mail distribution centre, address: Ritarikatu 2 b, open on working days 8.00–16.15. However, the embassies located in Helsinki can deliver documents to Ministry for Foreign affairs in Merikasarmi.

E-mail:  firstname.surname@formin.fi
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pdfPhone directory of Ministry for Foreign Affairs (PDF, 185 kB)

Fax: +358 9 629 840 or 1605 5799

Visiting addresses:

Diplomatic and service passports:  Merikasarminkatu 5 F, customer service Mon-Fri 09.00–12.00; visits by appointment between 13.00 and 15.00.

Legalisations: Merikasarminkatu 5 D (on the map, door D, entrance facing to the street), customer service Mon-Fri 09.00–12.00. NB: Closed on July, 13.

Visa matters: queries by phone 10.00–12.00.

Switchboard: +358 295 350 000

  • Political Department, Department for External Economic Relations, Legal Service, Consular Services, Protocol Services, Department for Europe, Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Laivastokatu 22, Merikasarminkatu 5F
  • Department for Africa and the Middle East: Kanavakatu 3C, 1st floor
  • Department for the Americas and Asia and Department for Development Policy: Katajanokanlaituri 3, Kanavakatu 4
  • Administrative Services and Financial Management Unit: Kanavakatu 3 B
  • Department for Communication: Kanavakatu 3 C
  • Library of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs: Merikasarmi, Laivastokatu 22 B
  • Human Resources Development:  Kanavakatu 4A (registration at control room on Katajanokanlaituri 3)
  • Passport and Visa Unit:
    Diplomatic and service passports: Merikasarminkatu 5 F
    Legalisations: Merikasarminkatu 5 D (on the map, door D, entrance facing to the street)
    Visa matters: queries by phone

How to find the Ministry:  http://formin.finland.fi/visitguide/eng/generalmap.htm

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