Responsibilities of mission

The main aim of the Embassy of Finland is to uphold and strengthen the relations between Finland and the United Republic of Tanzania as well as the relations between Finland and Rwanda, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo.  

The main emphasis is on the support to the development of Tanzania. The support is implemented through Finland's bilateral development cooperation programmes.

Furthermore, the Embassy enhances and strengthens trade relations between Finland and Tanzania and Ruanda, and promotes networking of Tanzanian and Finnish citizens, institutions and business partners. 

The Embassy serves customers in passport, residence permit and visa issues, provides notarial services and assists Finnish nationals in distress within its domain of responsibility.