Embassy of Finland, Addis Abeba


Djibouti, Ethiopia, South Sudan

Office hours

Mon-Wed klo 8.00-16.30, Thu 8.00-15.45, Fri 8.00-13.00

Customer service

Visas and Residence Permits

The Embassy has outsourced all visa applications to VFS Global.

Customers have to reserve visa or residence permit submission appointments either via VFS website, email, phone or by visiting to VFS application center in Addis Ababa. More information on the reservations can be found from https://finlandabroad.fi/web/eth/where-to-apply-for-a-visa- 

Customer service at the Embassy

The Embassy's customer service is open on Fridays from 9am to 12pm. Somali and Tigrigna interpreters will be available. Please note that customers CANNOT reserve visa or residence permit appointments at the Embassy. Customers seeking to reserve appointments will be directed to the VFS application center. Embassy customer service hours are meant for passports, legalizations, and other consular and immigration services and information.

Customers can sent their enquiries via email :

Consular and Immigration matters : [email protected]

Other matters: [email protected]

Telephone exchange

  • +251 114 704 390


  • +251 114 704 379

Post address

Embassy of Finland
PO Box 1017

Visiting address

Fitawrari Damtew St
Sub-City Kirkos
Kebele 10 House No 436

Helena Airaksinen
Head of Mission
Robel Artin
Executive Assistant
Pauliina Pennanen
Administrative Officer
Carolina Nordling
Desk Officer

Development and Trade

Arto Valjas
Desk Officer
Trade and Development
Sai Väyrynen
Senior Specialist
education sector
Marjaana Pekkola
Advisor (Water, Land Administration, Agricultural Growth)
Workaferahu Eshetu
Special Adviser
Gezahegn Tadesse
Special Adviser
Meseret Mengistu