Embassy of Finland, Addis Abeba

Embassy of Finland, Addis Abeba

Customer service

Visas and Residence Permits

The Embassy has outsourced all visa applications to VFS Global.

Customers have to reserve visa or residence permit submission appointments either via VFS website, email, phone or by visiting to VFS application center in Addis Ababa. More information on the reservations can be found from https://finlandabroad.fi/web/eth/where-to-apply-for-a-visa- 

Customer service at the Embassy

Customer service currently in case of an emergency only, please contact us by email.

Email: visa.add@formin.fi

Due to COVID-19 pandemic visa application acceptance is very limited and in special cases.

Customers can sent their enquiries via email :

Consular and Immigration matters : visa.add@formin.fi

Other matters: sanomat.add@formin.fi

Office hours

Mon-Wed klo 8.00-16.30, Thu 8.00-15.45, Fri 8.00-13.00

Email

  • sanomat.add@formin.fi

Telephone exchange

  • +251 114 704 390

Fax

  • +251 114 704 379

Post address

Embassy of Finland
PO Box 1017
ADDIS ABEBA
ETHIOPIA

Visiting address

Fitawrari Damtew St
Sub-City Kirkos
Kebele 10 House No 436
ADDIS ABABA
ETHIOPIA

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Personnel

Outi Holopainen
Head of Mission
Meron Sisay
Assistant
  • Meron.Sisay@formin.fi
Antti Vaaras
Deputy Head of Mission
Pauliina Pennanen
Administrative Officer
Bethelehem Feyissa
Clerical Assistant
Laura Kaltiainen
Desk Officer

Development and Trade

Pekka Seppälä
Desk Officer
Trade and Development
Pia Korpinen
Senior Specialist
education
Workaferahu Eshetu
Special Adviser
Sami Frestadius
Senior Specialist
development policy, natural resources
Gezahegn Tadesse
Special Adviser
Meseret Mengistu
Coordinator

Consular services

Anne Ben Ammar
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Juulia Klemola
Administrative Officer, Consular Services