Embassy of Finland, Astana

Customer service

Customer service only by appointment at [email protected]

Residence permits

In Kazakhstan, applications for residence permits are accepted at the Astana visa center from citizens of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Instructions for booking an appointment can be found at https://services.vfsglobal.com/kaz/en/frp/book-an-appointment


In Kazakhstan, Schengen visa applications to Finland are processed by Finland’s Embassy in Astana.

All applicants must submit their applications at Finland's Visa Application Centre(Link to another website.) in Astana or Almaty. Additional information [email protected]  


Exceptional opening hours

The Embassy of Finland will be closed in 2024 on the following holidays:

  • 1.1.2024 New Year
  • 8.3.2024 International womens day
  • 21-23.3.2024 - Nauryz
  • 29.3.2024 Good Friday
  • 1.4.2024 Easter Monday
  • 1.5.2024  Labor day
  • 9.5.2024 Acsension  day
  • 21.6.2024 Midsummer
  • 30.8.2024 Constitution day of Republic of Kazakhstan
  • 25.10.2024 Republic day of Kazakhstan
  • 6.12.2024 Independence day of Finland
  • 24.12.2024 Chrismas eve
  • 25.12.2024 Christmas day
  • 26.12.2024 Boxing day

Telephone exchange

  • +7 717 244 2121


  • +7 717 244 2116

Post address

Embassy of Finland
12 Samal Microdistrict
Astana Tower Business Center
17th floor
ASTANA 010000

Visiting address

Astana Tower, 17th floor
12 Samal Microdistrict

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Soili Mäkeläinen-Buhanist
Head of Mission
Helena Bogdan
Deputy Head of Mission
Jonni Heikkinen
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Ville Mäkinen
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Antti Luukkonen
Liaison Officer, Finnish Customs
Gaukhar Aron
Coordinator for Protocol and Administration
Madina Sanatova
Diana Sadykova
Consular Services Assistant
Alexander Ivanov
Office Services Attendant
Karashash Dyusembayeva
Catering and Housekeeping Attendant
Altynay Kozhayeva
Consular Services Assistant
Laura Kämäräinen