Embassy of Finland, Canberra
The contact information of the Honorary Consulates of Finland can be found on the country-specific websites.
Email: [email protected]
Tel. +61 262 733 800
For further advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the precautions you should take, please visit www.health.gov.au.(Link to another website.) Please follow the requirements and guidance for seeking medical advice and self-quarantining.
+358 9 1605 5555
Assistance of Finnish nationals in distress abroad. No visa inquiries. Phone calls will be recorded.
Legislative proposal on long-term D visa facilitates labour migration
The government proposal on the introduction of a long-term national D visa in Finland promotes labour migration and includes the preparation of a fast track pledge. According to the proposal, the national D visa would first cover specialists, growth or start-up entrepreneurs and their family members.
Mikko Koivumaa appointed as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The Government has appointed Mikko Koivumaa as Director General of Communications at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs starting on 18 October 2021. The term of office will be five years. Koivumaa is currently Director of Communications at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
Travel recommendations to be updated for individual countries
In future, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will update its travel advice for each country individually. In our advice, we will continue to take into account the recommendations with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, and the general security situation in the country in question.
The Embassy of Finland in Canberra will remain closed to visitors during ACT’s lockdown from 13.8.2021 until 15.10.2021.
All staff are working remotely, and you can contact us via email [email protected] Due to the ACT lockdown the Embassy will receive customers only in urgent cases and by appointment. During the weekend and outside of regular working hours Finnish citizens in need of emergency consular assistance should contact the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 24/7 service [email protected], or call +358 9 1605 5555. No visa inquiries. Phone calls will be recorded.