Embassy of Finland, Beijing

Customer service

Consular assistance, passports and legalisations:

Customer service: Mon-Thu 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-14:00

Appointments and enquiries by email: [email protected]

Enquiries by telephone: +86 108 519 8400 (Mon-Thu 14:00-15:00)

Visa applications:

Visa applicants are invited to submit their applications at the Visa Application Centre of Finland (VAC) (VFS Global(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)).

Visa enquiries by email: [email protected] (in Chinese and English)

Visa enquiries by telephone: +86 400 658 5288 (Mon-Fri 8:00-15:00) (in Chinese and English)

Jurisdiction of the Finnish missions in mainland China

Office hours

Mon-Fri 9:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:45

Exceptional opening hours

Exceptional opening hours


Telephone exchange

  • +86 108 519 8300


  • +86 400 658 5288  (Visa Application Centre of Finland (VAC) serves in Chinese and English Mon-Fri 8:00-15:00)
  • +86 108 519 8400  (Consular assistance, passports and legalisations Mon-Thu 2:00pm-3:00pm)


  • +86 108 519 8301  (Embassy)
  • +86 108 519 8401  (Consular assistance, passport and visas, and legalisations)

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
Level 19, West Tower, Genesis Beijing
No. 8 Xinyuan South Road
100027 BEIJING

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Leena-Kaisa Mikkola
Head of Mission
Soile Kauranen
Deputy Head of Mission
Maria Kankaanpää
Executive Secretary

Political Affairs

Tapio Rantanen
Team Leader
political affairs
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Heidi Höök
Desk Officer
foreign and security policy
Janna Lipiäinen
Essi Zhang

Economic Affairs

Mari Korhonen
Team Leader
economic and trade policy
Anna-Stiina Antola
Senior Specialist
Food industry
Iiris Hjelt
Desk Officer
China's economic and trade policy
Maiju Lepomäki
Desk Officer
energy, the environment, technology
Amy Xu
Executive Secretary
Vicky Zhang

Media and Cultural Affairs

Timo Sysiö
Counsellor (Press and Cultural Affairs)
Counsellor, Press and Culture
Sarah Zhang

Education and Science Affairs

Olli Suominen
Senior Specialist
higher education and science policy

Consular and Immigration matters

Saara Grip
Team Leader, Consul
Ulla Tiesmäki
Consular Services Coordinator
Matias Pajosmaa
Consular Services Coordinator

Administrative affairs

Mirva Kulmala
Administrative Officer
Kimmo Elomaa
Administrative Officer
financial administration
Marketta Viskari
Administrative Officer
information management
Markku Voutilainen
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
Carrie Cui
Office Administrator
Therese Li
Melina Piao
Administrative Assistant

Office of the Defence Attaché

Arvi Tavaila
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Noora Pannula

Special advisers

Mia Poutanen
Senior Specialist
police matters
Jani Roivainen
Liaison Officer, Finnish Border Guard
Juli Li