Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
tel: +358 295 350 000
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Unit for Passports and Visas

The Unit for Passports and Visas is responsible for:

  • contribution to the preparation of immigration policy
  • the development of the EU and Schengen visa systems
  • guidance and coordination relating to authorisations of entry by the Finnish embassies and consulates abroad, and for the provision of statements on visa applications
  • the provision of guidance for embassies and consulates in passport issues and for the coordination of their activities, processing of applications received by embassies not connected to the common passport system, and for the development of the passport system
  • the issue of service passports, and for the visa applications of holders of diplomatic and service passports
  • legal assistance in issues relating to the travel documents of foreigners residing in Finland
  • the approval of foreign travel documents
  • legal questions and legislation relating to the Unit's responsibilities, including the provision of expertise and advice thereon
  • the issue of certificates for the authorities of other states in accordance with the Notaries Public Act (287/1960)

More information:

Questions concerning Finnish passports and visas for Finland, addressed to the Unit for Passports and Visas, should preferably be submitted by using the following e-mail address: visas.passports@formin.fi

Passport and Visa Unit

Postal address:
Passport and Visa Unit
PO Box 423
00023 GOVERNMENT
Visiting address:
Passi- ja viisumiyksikkö
PL 423
00023 VALTIONEUVOSTO
Fax:
+358 9 629 840
Email:
KPA-20@formin.fi, visas.passports@formin.fi
Päivi Blinnikka
tel. +358 295 351066
tel. +358 9 16055211
Kim Kuivalainen
tel. +358 295 351793
Lilian Bitar
tel. +358 295 351532
Tuomas Alatalo
tel. +358 295 351065
Legal Officer 
 
Karoliina Hyttinen
tel.+358 295351461
Maria Järvinen
tel. +358 295 351072
Taina Karpenko
tel. +358 295 351086
tel. +358 160 55212
Varpu Kinnunen
tel. +358 295 351075
Hanna Kohanevic
tel. +358 9 160 55213
Anne Malinen-Williams
tel. +358 295 351 591
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
 
Sinikka Mashkilleyson
tel.+358 295 351 842
Heta Melantie
tel. +358 50 462 0851
tel. +358 295 350 051
Jorma Mussalo
tel. +358 295 351906
Merja Mustikka
tel. +358 295 351079
Aino Möltsi
tel. +358 295 351080
tel. +358 9 16055216
Päivi Niemi
tel. +358 295 351082
tel. +358 9 16056529
Tarvo Nieminen
tel. +358 295 351519
tel. +358 50 4620191
Vappu Pajala
tel. +358 9 16055159
tel. +358 295350109
Marja Porri
tel. +358 9 160 56126
Päivi Pukero
tel. +358 295 351085
Sanna Rantamäki
tel. +358 295 351087
Heimo Repo
tel. +358 295351703
Paula Rikkilä
tel. +358 295 351089
tel. +358 9 16055261
Leniitta Soini Billstam
tel. +358 295 351 797
Maria Susi
tel. +358 295 351069
Päivi Syrjäsuo
tel. +358 295 351092
tel. +358 9 16055214
Timo Täyrynen
tel. +358 295 351093
tel. +358 9 16055224
Ville Valo
tel. +358 295 351094
Marita Vanhanen
tel. +358 9 160 55386
tel. +358 295 351580
tel. +358 50 5720669
Riitta Wenz
tel. +358 295 351095
E-mail addresses of the Ministry employees are composed as follows: firstname.lastname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

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