Embassy of Finland, Washington

Customer service

Passport 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

Location map

Personnel

Management

Mikko Hautala
Ambassador
CV
Jani Raappana
Deputy Head of Mission
Minister
Tarja Aarnio
Assistant to the Ambassador
  • +1 202 298 5802
Tarja Thatcher
Social Secretary
  • +1 202 298 5819
Lotta Suomi
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5804

Political Section

Sirpa Nyberg
Minister-Counsellor
Team Leader
U.S. - Finnish Bilateral relations, Transatlantic and Superpower relations
  • +1 202 298 5813
Maria Kauko
First Secretary
US domestic affairs, Asia, Middle East, Human Rights
  • +1 202 413 7925
Niina Nykänen
Counsellor
U.S. Foreign and Security Policy, Arms Control
Mari Eteläpää
Defense counselor
Jonna Plante
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5832

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Petteri Seppälä
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Colonel
Jussi Jämsén
Deputy Defence Attaché
Commander
Harri Korhonen
Deputy Defence Attaché
Lieutenant Colonel Defence Cooperation Attaché
Liisa Rutanen
Assistant
Ville Tarssanen
Technical Sergeant

Section for Sustainable Growth and Commerce

Antti Niemelä
Minister-Counsellor
Team Leader
Technology, Trade, Economy
  • +1 202 298 5830
Heli Hyypiä
Counsellor
Climate, Green Economy, Arctic
  • +1 202 298 5814
Oskar Kass
Counsellor, Development Finance
Ilkka Turunen
Counsellor, Education and science
  • +1 202 368 0695
Christopher Burk
Adviser
Energy, Circular Economy, Data &Privacy
Eveliina Sterling
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5845

Business Finland

Ulla Lainio
Commercial Counsellor Export promotion
Megan Williams
Adviser (Invest in Finland) Investments

Public Diplomacy Section

Pasi Rajala
Suvi Järvelä-Hagström
Cultural Counsellor, Head of Cultural Affairs Cultural diplomacy, country branding
Katri Källbacka
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Public diplomacy projects, communication duties
Taru Inkinen
Communications Coordinator Communications duties, Public diplomacy projects
Maria Gluschkoff
Public Diplomacy Assistent

Administrative Section

Kirsi-Marja Sivén
Team Leader
Administrative Affairs
  • +1 202 298 5827
Päivi Korhonen
Team Leader
Head of Finance Management
Mika Kaikkonen
Information Management
Susanna Kangas
Office administrator Consular Affairs
Pauliina Ketola
Office Administrator
Lotta Riikonen
Office Administrator
Financial Administration
Aija Tuhkanen
Office Administrator
Financial Administration

Support Services Section

Ismo Olkkola
Property Manager Head of section
Jukka Korhonen
Office Services Attendant
Antti Tuhkanen
Office Services Attendant
Raimo Hautasaari
Caretaker-Gardener
Alexander Dela Cruz
chauffeur, property management services

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

Tuija Laukkonen
Chef
Marisa Villanueva
Housekeeper
Minda Vitalicio
Butler

Interns

Interns

Countries