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News, 18/10/2017

Changes to the opening hours of the consulate section


The opening hours of our Embassy’s consulate section have changed on 1st November 2017.

Consulate section also has a new email address,

As from last year, a prior appointment has been required for Finnish passports and notarial services. In case of an emergency, a booked appointment is not necessary.

Customer service for Finnish passports and notarial services from 1 November 2017

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.00am to 12.00noon
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Online booking

Telephone enquiries from 1 November 2017

  • Mondays from 2.00pm to 3.00pm
  • Thursdays from 9.00am to 10.00am
  • Tel. +44 (0)20 7838 6242

You can find answers to most enquiries on the Embassy website: Frequently Asked Questions and Services for Finns. Enquiries regarding Finnish passports and notarial services can also be e-mailed to the new email address of to the consulate section,

Opening hours of the consulate section until 31 October 2017 can be found here.

Apply for a Schengen visa at the Visa Application Centres

Embassy of Finland in London opened Visa Application Centres in London, Manchester and Edinburgh last year. Schengen visa applications must be submitted in person at the Visa Application Centres. More information at the website of the Visa Application Centres. 

Only Schengen visa applications can be submitted at the Visa Application Centres. Residence permit and Finnish passport applications must still be submitted at the Embassy of Finland in London.

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