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 specify whether you are making a paper or 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 concerning 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 consular emergency situations only after office hours, weekends and public holiday.

Telephone inquiries in consular service matters 

Telephone inquiries in consular service matters can be made from Tuesday to Thursday at 9-11, tel. +234 706 418 9000.

Office hours

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

Exceptional opening hours

In 2024 the Embassy is also closed on these public holidays:

1.1. New Year's Day

29.3. Easter Friday

1.4. Easter Monday

10.4. Eid-el-Fitr

11.4. Eid-el-Fitr

1.5. Labour Day

12.6. Democracy Day

21.6. Midsummer Eve

1.10. National Day of Nigeria

24.12. Christmas Eve

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
Administrative Officer
consular services
Estella Ålander