Embassy of Finland, Dar es Salaam

Customer service

Residence permit, passport, legalization and consular issues

Please contact the Embassy for any inquiries or for appointment booking by email: consular.dar(a)formin.fi.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy receives residence permit applications only in the following categories until further notice:

Working in Finland, family ties, studying

Visa matters

Finland Visa Application Centre serves customers in Dar es Salaam. Applicants must book a time for submitting their visa application in advance through the Finland Visa Application Centre: https://visa.finland.eu/tanzaniaLink to another website.(Opens New Window)

Due to the coronavirus pandemic Schengen visa applications can only be submitted in the following categories until further notice:

Family member of a Finnish citizen

Family member of an EU or Schengen member state citizen residing in Finland

Essential reason, for example, the birth of one's own child, a serious illness of a close relative, one's own wedding, dating relationship

All Schengen visa representation agreements have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. Any applicants wishing to travel to Hungary or to Estonia are requested to contact the Embassy for further information.

Office hours

Mon-Thu 7.15 - 15.30, Fri 7.15 - 13.00 (please check customer service hours below)

Email

Telephone exchange

  • +255 22 221 2400

Phone

  • +255 754 631 688

Fax

  • +255 22 2212 433

Post address

Embassy of Finland
PO Box 2455
DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA

Visiting address

Mirambo Street, Garden Avenue
DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA

Location map

Personnel

Riitta Swan
Head of Mission
Ambassador
Sari Uusi-Rauva
Deputy Head of Mission
Timo Voipio
Councellor, head of cooperation
Heini Vihemäki
Councellor, forestry and innovation systems
Erja Päivärinta
Attaché (Admin)
Suvi Saarinen
Attaché (Consular)
William Nambiza
Coordinator
development cooperation
Asna Mshana
Programme Coordinator, local cooperation fund
Arja Wakuwile
Assistant to the Ambassador
Aisha Said
Assistant
development cooperation
Lucy Rugambwa
Receptionist