Embassy of Finland, Washington

Customer service

Passport/identity card applicants, notarial services and citizenship declarations:

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Other service appointments by email.

Email: passi.was( at )formin.fi
Telephone inquiries: +1 202 298 5800, Mondays and Wednesdays  1.00 pm -3.00 pm

We will inform about possible changes on our social media channels and our website finlandabroad.fi/usa.

Special opening hours (Opens New Window)

Office hours

Mon-Fri 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Telephone exchange

  • +1 202 298 5800

Fax

  • +1 202 298 6030

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue NW
WASHINGTON, D.C., 20008
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Personnel

Heta Pyhälahti
Senior Specialist
Elsa Hagman
Intern

Management

Mikko Hautala
Head of Mission
Ambassador
CV
Jani Raappana
Deputy Head of Mission
Minister
Tanja Lindholm
Secretary to the Head of Mission
  • +1 202 298 5802
Tarja Thatcher
Social Secretary
  • +1 202 298 5819
Sonja Hyvärinen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5804

Political Section

Päivi Nevala
Team Leader
political affairs
Maria Kauko
First Secretary
U.S. domestic affairs, Asia, Middle East, Human Rights
  • +1 202 413 7925
Mari Eteläpää
Defense Counselor
Elisa Kallio
Intern
Noora Tervonen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5832

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Juha Helle
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Colonel
Lasse-Tapani Ketola
Deputy Defence Attaché
Lieutenant Colonel
Markus Mecklin
Deputy Defence Attaché
Defense Cooperation Attaché
Jussi Leiri
Staff Sergeant
Liisa Rutanen
Assistant

Section for Sustainable Growth and Commerce

Christian Heikkinen
Team Leader
economic and trade policy
Samuli Kaijomaa
Counsellor, technology and digitalization
Petri Koikkalainen
Senior Specialist
Counsellor Science and Education
Tuomas Sottinen
Desk Officer
Christopher Burk
Adviser
Energy, Circular Economy, Data &Privacy
Juulia Heikkinen
Intern
Eveliina Sterling
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5845

Business Finland

Ulla Lainio
Commercial Counselor Export promotion

Public Diplomacy Section

Pasi Rajala
Counsellor, Press and Culture
Press Counselor, Head of Public diplomacy
  • +1 202 298 5820
Suvi Järvelä-Hagström
Cultural Counselor, Head of Cultural Affairs Cultural diplomacy, country branding
Katri Källbacka
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Public diplomacy projects, communication duties
Kim Haldin
Coordinator
communications, public diplomacy
Otto Mattila
Assistant

Administrative Section

Pia Saarikivi
Team Leader
Administrative Affairs
Satu Iivarinen-Roth
Team Leader
financial administration
Jonna Jauhiainen
Administrative Officer
information management
Susanna Kangas
Office administrator Consular Affairs
Lotta Riikonen
Office Administrator
Financial Administration
Eetu Höglund
Office Administrator
Financial Administration
Jenna Ryhänen
Assistant

Support Services Section

Ilkka Piipponen
Property manager, team leader
Jani Elfvengren
Office Services Attendant
Raimo Hautasaari
Caretaker-Gardener
Petri Lyytikäinen
Office Services Attendant
Alexander Dela Cruz
Property Management Attendant
chauffeur, property management services

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

Tuija Laukkonen
Chef
Marisa Villanueva
Housekeeper
Minda Vitalicio
Butler

Interns

Interns

Countries