Embassy of Finland, Abuja

Customer service

Visa and residence permit matters

Visa Center VFS Global serves customers at Sterling Bank Plaza, 3rd Floor, Plot 1083 Mohammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria.

Visa booking can be made through https://visa.finland.eu/nigeria, by email [email protected] or by telephone

Residence permit bookings can be made through https://residencepermits.finland.fi/Nigeria, by email [email protected] or by telephone +234 815 018 8800. Telephone service is open Monday - Thursday between 08:00 - 15:00. Please spicify whether you are making a paper of electronic application. 

VFS Global also answers to all inquiries in these matters in their service number or by email.

Visa and residence permit applications can be submitted at the Embassy by appointment only. Appointments are booked on the VFS Global website or by telephone service.

Consular matters, passports and legalizations

Email enquiries conserning passport, legalizations and consular matters can be sent to [email protected]

In a case of emergency, duty phone number is +358 9 160 55555. This number is for the consular emergency situations only after office hours, weekends and public holiday.

Office hours

The Embassy is open mon-thu between 8.00-16.15 and fri 8.00-13.15

Exceptional opening hours

In 2023 the Embassy is also closed on these public holidays:

2.1. New Year's Day

7.4. Easter Friday

10.4. Easter Monday

24.4. Eid-el-Fitr

25.4. Eid-el-Fitr

1.5. Labour Day

29.5. Presidential inauguration

12.6. Democracy Day

23.6. Midsummer Eve

2.10. National Day of Nigeria

25.12. Christmas Day

26.12. Boxing Day


Telephone exchange

  • +234 803 785 1150

Post address

Embassy of Finland
P.M.B 5140, Maputo Street
Wuse Zone 3

Visiting address

NO.9, Iro Dan Musa Street

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Leena Pylvänäinen
Head of Mission
Topias Tamminen
Deputy Head of Mission
Adeliina Suihko
Desk Officer
Trade and Development
Päivi Joki-Kyyny
Administrative Officer
financial administration and information management
Nina Hallan
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Sari Jokinen
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Matti Kiiskinen
Administrative Officer
Mariia Tarnanen
Third Secretary, Consular Services
Evelyn George
Executive Secretary
Nkiru Festus-Iduh
Clerical Assistant
secretary, receptionist
Imaobong Edem
Trade policy
Omamuzo Ogbaudu
Office Services Attendant
Calistus Emitse
Office Services Attendant
Bintu Alfa
Domestic Worker
Messinou Lambert
Catering and Housekeeping Supervisor
Joy Ukuejubola
Domestic Worker