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. 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.
The exceptional circumstances of 2020 showed in consular assistance
In 2020, the Unit for Consular Assistance provided nearly twice as much guidance compared to the previous year. In the spring, during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, personal guidance and advice were given to tens of thousands of travellers stranded abroad. Thousands of travellers were assisted in returning to Finland after air traffic ground to a sudden halt.
Changes to travel recommendations: avoid all travel to Brazil, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs urges to avoid all travel to the Brazil, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa and the United Kingdom in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. For all other countries, the Foreign Ministry’s general travel advice due to the COVID-19 pandemic is to avoid all but essential travel.