Embassy of Finland, Ankara

Customer service

Appointment booking is required for visiting the Embassy.

Embassy telephone service times and numbers:

Consular matters in Türkiye

Telephone service from Monday to Thursday 14.00 - 15.00.

Tel: +90 312 457 4444

Consular matters in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

Telephone service on Tuesday and Thursday 14.00 - 15.00.

Tel: +90 312 457 4433

Exceptional opening hours(Link to another website.)

Visa matters:

Visa Center VFS Global serves customers in Türkiye at Ankara, Istanbul and Antalya as well as in Lebanon at Beirut.  Applicants must book an appointment for submitting their visa applications in advance.

Information about changing entry requirements to Finland from the Finnish Border Guard website(Link to another website.).

Contact details and opening hours of Visa Centers in Türkiye:

Contact details of Visa Center in Lebanon:

Residence permit matters:

Residence permit application center VFS Global serves customers in Türkiye at Ankara. Applicants must book an appointment for submitting their residence permit applications in advance.

Contact details and opening hours of Residence permit application centre in Türkiye:

  • Submission of applications: Mon-Wed 10:00-15:30 and Thu-Fri 09:00-15:30
  • Notification of decisions: 08:30-10:00
  • Email: info.firptr@vfshelpline.com
  • Tel: +90 212 373 5823 (8.30-12.00 and 13.00-17.00)

Passport matters:

Appointment booking is required for the passport matters.
Book an appointment for passport matters through these emails:
Consulate.ANK@gov.fi (Türkiye)
or
Consulate.DAM@gov.fi (Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria)

Email

  • Sanomat.ANK@gov.fi
  • Consulate.ANK@gov.fi
  • Consulate.DAM@gov.fi  (Citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Georgia and Azerbaijan)

Telephone exchange

  • +90 312 457 4400

Fax

  • +90 312 468 0072

Visiting address

Beyaz Zambaklar Sokağı No:44
06690 GAZIOSMANPASA, ANKARA
TÜRKIYE

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Personnel

Management

Pirkko Hämäläinen
Head of Mission
Tapani Kivelä
Deputy Head of Mission
Tiina Kaarela
Attaché
Desk Officer
Neslihan Akdağ
Assistant

Team Finland (Economic Promotion, Public Diplomacy, Culture and Communications)

Joona Selin
Senior Specialist
Esra Demirci Akyol
Coordinator
Ebru Çelikten
Assistant

Team for Consular and Migration Affairs: Turkey

Raimo Pahkasalo
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Anna Vilkamaa
Administrative Officer
consular services
Nea Hiltunen
Administrative Officer
consular services

Team for Migration Affairs: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Georgia and Azerbaijan

Merja Kärkkäinen
Consul, Team Leader
Fanni Flora
Administrative Officer
consular services
Otto Lönn
Administrative Officer
consular services

Team for Administration

Erika Sipola
Administrative Officer
Sibel Sel Ömrüuzun
Administrative Assistant
Cemal Akyüz
Clerical Assistant

Defense Attaché office

Harri Paldanius
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Semra Turgutcan
Assistant
Gulcin Erdem
Assistant
Jaakko Hiltunen
Intern