Embassy of Finland, Abu Dhabi

Customer service

The Embassy reception is open by appointment only.

The phone hour for immigration and consular inquiries is on Wednesdays between 9.00-10.00.

Consular and passport issues and legalization of documents

Please send email to [email protected]

Residence permit issues

The Embassy of Finland in Abu Dhabi has outsourced the customer service and reception of residence permits to Finland to VFS Global Abu Dhabi. For any residence permit enquiries and appointment booking, please contact VFS Global Abu Dhabi(Link to another website.) directly.

Visa issues

Visa applications to Finland are received by the Visa Application Centre of VFS Global, partner of the Embassy of Finland. It is necessary to book an appointment to submit your application. You can make an appointment through the VFS Global website(Link to another website.) or by contacting their telephone service (tel. +971 4 205 5907).

Office hours

Mon- Thu 8.00-16.30, Fri 8.00-12.15

Exceptional opening hours

Embassy will be closed on following days in 2024:

1.1.                   New Year (Monday)

29.3.                  Good Friday (Friday)

9.-10.4.*            Eid Al Fitr (Tuesday-FWednesday)

17.-19.6.*          Eid Al Adha (Monday-Wednesday)

2.12.                  UAE national day (Monday)

24.12.                Christmas Eve (Tuesday)

25.12.                Christmas Day (Wednesday)

26.12.                Boxing Day (Thursday)

(*) last minute changes are possible 


Telephone exchange

  • +971 2 885 3666


  • +971 263 250 63

Post address

Embassy of Finland
P.O.Box 3634

Visiting address

Al Masaood Tower
Sheikh Hamdan Street
12th Floor, Suite No. 1202

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Tuula Yrjölä
Head of Mission
Aino Salmi
Deputy Head of Mission
Anne Ben Ammar
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Maria McNicholas
Administrative Officer
Rachida Zerrai
Executive Assistant
Dana Mohamed Hashim
Abdulsami Mohamed
Consular Services Assistant
receptionist, consular services
Aisha Ahmed
Consular Services Coordinator
Johanna Ilonen
Consular Services Coordinator
Jennimari Lunkka
Office Administrator
Fawaz Salim
Office Services Attendant