Circular Note, 24 April 2019: instruction for sending official mail to MFA
The Protocol Services of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland present their compliments to the Diplomatic Missions, International Organizations and other international bodies accredited to Helsinki and have the honour to inform them of the following on sending official mail to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The Missions are kindly requested to send their official electronic documents addressed to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs NOT to the Protocol Services but to the Ministry´s official e-mail address which is
firstname.lastname@example.org (Opens New Window)
Official paper documents addressed to the Ministry should be sent to the following postal address:
Ulkoministeriö / Ministry for Foreign Affairs
PL 176 / P.O.Box 176
00023 Valtioneuvosto / FI-00023 Government, Finland
Regarding urgent protocol issues (including e.g. security matters) the Protocol Services encourage the Missions to send electronic mail also directly to email@example.com (Opens New Window).
The Protocol Services of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs avail themselves of this opportunity to renew to the Missions accredited to Helsinki the assurances of their highest consideration.
Helsinki, 24 April 2019
To: the Missions accredited to Helsinki