Embassy of Finland, Kathmandu

Customer service

Embassy customer service by appointment only.
Customer service hours: Mon - Thu 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.15

Residence permit, legalization and passport applications: please make an appointment by e-mail visa.kat(at)formin.fi.

NB! The Embassy accepts a limited number of residence permit applications and legalizations. Attach a scanned copy of an employment contract (work permits) or a sponsor's residence permit card, a marriage certificate and birth certificates (family reunification) or an admission letter from the educational institution (students) to the e-mail. No further documents.

Visa-related matters: At the moment it is only possible to apply for a visa on the basis of family ties or established relationship. Such applications can be submitted at the VFS Global Visa Application Centre.

Visa submission(Opens New Window)

Public holidays when the Embassy is closed

Office hours

Mon - Thu 8.00 - 16.15, Fri 8.00 - 13.15


Telephone exchange

  • +977 144 172 21
  • +977 144 166 36
  • +977 444 1164
  • +977 441 7443


  • +977 144 167 03

Post address

Embassy of Finland
G.P.O Box 2126

Visiting address

Bansidhar Marg 17

Location map


Pertti Anttinen
Head of Mission
  • +977 1 441 6636
Arja Safarov
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
  • +977 1 441 6636
Kati Bhose
Head of Cooperation, Counsellor (Education, Human Rights)
Jari Laukka
Senior Specialist
Counsellor, Development Cooperation (Water and Sanitation)