Embassy of Finland, Abu Dhabi

Customer service

The Embassy reception is open by appointment only.

The phone hours for immigration and consular inquiries are Tuesdays and 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(layout.types.url.description) 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(layout.types.url.description) 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 2023:

7.4.                   Good Friday (Friday)

20.-21.4.*          Eid Al Fitr (Thursday-Friday)

27.6.                  Arafat Day (Tuesday)

28.-30.6.*          Eid Al Adha (Wednesday-Friday)

21.7.                  Islamic New Year (Friday)

1.12.                  Commemoration Day (Friday)

25.12.                Christmas Day (Monday)

26.12.                Boxing Day (Tuesday)

*) last minute changes are possible 

Email

Telephone exchange

  • +971 2 885 3666

Fax

  • +971 263 250 63

Post address

Embassy of Finland
P.O.Box 3634
ABU DHABI
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Visiting address

Al Masaood Tower
Sheikh Hamdan Street
12th Floor, Suite No. 1202
ABU DHABI
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Personnel

Marianne Nissilä
Head of Mission
Ambassador
Aino Salmi
Deputy Head of Mission
Anne Ben Ammar
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Johanna Riihimaa
Senior Specialist
Rachida Zerrai
Executive Assistant
Dana Mohamed Hashim
Assistant
Abdulsami Mohamed
Consular Services Assistant
receptionist, consular services
Sari Anttonen
Consular Services Coordinator
Najmo Dahir
Trainee
Marjaana Vänskä
Consular Services Coordinator