Embassy of Finland, Kathmandu



Office hours

Mon - Thu 8.00 - 16.15, Fri 8.00 - 13.15

Customer service

NB! THE EMBASSY ACCEPTS A LIMITED NUMBER OF RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND LEGALIZATIONS. WE ONLY SERVE BY APPOINTMENT. WE DO NOT ACCEPT VISA APPLICATIONS. Residence permit, legalization and passport applications: make an appointment by e-mail visa.kat(at)formin.fi. The times for the current month's residence permit applications are fully booked. If you want to book an appointment for the next month, send an e-mail to visa.kat(at)formin.fi on the 15th of the current month from 8.00 am (Nepalese time).

Attach a scanned copy of an employment contract (work permits) or marriage certificate and birth certificates (family reunification) or a letter from the educational institution about contact teaching (students) to the e-mail. NO OTHER DOCUMENTS.

Visa submission

Public holidays when the Embassy is closed

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

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)