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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(layout.types.url.description) (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

The Embassy will be closed in 2022 for the following holidays:

01.01 New Year
06.01 Epiphany
15.-18.04 Easter
01.05 Labour Day
24.06 Midsummer Eve
06.12 Independence Day
24.-26.12 Christmas

Email

Telephone exchange

  • +86 108 519 8300

Phone

  • +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)

Fax

  • +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
CHINA

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Personnel

Management

Leena-Kaisa Mikkola
Head of Mission
Soile Kauranen
Deputy Head of Mission
Virve Ilkka
Secretary to the Head of Mission
Maria Kankaanpää
Assistant
Executive Secretary

Political Affairs

Tapio Rantanen
Team Leader
political affairs
Heidi Höök
Desk Officer
foreign and security policy
Jani Mustonen
Translator
Essi Zhang
Assistant

Economic Affairs

Mari Korhonen
Team Leader
economic and trade policy
Jaakko Koivusaari
Desk Officer
energy, environment, technology
Hannakaisa Andersson
Desk Officer
China's economic and trade policy
Team Finland coordinator
Anna-Stiina Antola
Senior Specialist
Food industry
Amy Xu
Assistant
Executive Secretary

Media and Cultural Affairs

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

Education and Science Affairs

Mari-Anna Suurmunne
Senior Specialist
higher education and science policy

Consular and Immigration matters

Saara Grip
Team Leader, Consul
Matti Kiiskinen
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Hanna Maikola
Consular Services Coordinator
Ulla Tiesmäki
Consular Services Coordinator
Matias Pajosmaa
Consular Services Coordinator

Administrative affairs

Tuija Lohi
Administrative Officer
Second Secretary (Administration)
Senja Ryhänen
Administrative Officer
Jarmo Jaakola
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
Marketta Viskari
Administrative Officer
information management
Carrie Cui
Office Administrator
Therese Li
Assistant
Melina Piao
Administrative Assistant

Office of the Defence Attaché

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

Special advisers

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

Interns