Embassy of Finland, Nairobi

Embassy of Finland, Nairobi

Office hours

Mon-Fri 07.45-16.00

Customer service

Visa and residence permit matters

  • Visa Center VFS Global serves customers at Muthangari Drive, Nairobi. Applicants must book a time for submitting their visa and residence permit applications in advance.
  • Visa bookings can be made through www.vfsglobal.com/finland/kenya or by telephone +254 205 147 909. Telephone service is open Monday-Friday between 08.00-15.00.
  • Residence permit bookings can be made through http://residencepermits.finland.fi/ or by telephone +254 205 147 909. Telephone service is open Monday-Friday between 08.00-15.00. Please specify whether you are making a paper or electronic application.
  • VFS Global also answers to all inquiries in these matters in their service number or by e-mail info.finlandkenya@vfshelpline.com.
  • Visa and residence permit applications can be submitted at the Embassy by appointment only. Appointments are booked on the VFS Global website or by telephone service.

Consular matters, passports and legalizations

  • E-mail enquiries concerning passports, legalizations and consular matters can be sent to visa.nai@formin.fi.

In a case of emergency, duty phone nr. is +358 9 160 55555. This number is for the consular emergency situations only after office hours, weekends and public holidays.

Telephone exchange

  • +254 203 750 721


  • sanomat.NAI@formin.fi  ((General e-mail))
  • visa.nai@formin.fi  ((For consular services, passports and legalizations))

Post address

Embassy of Finland
PO Box 2206

Visiting address

Eden Square, Block 3
6th Floor, Greenway Lane
(Off Westlands Rd.)

Erik Lundberg
Erik Lundberg
Head of Mission
Anu Ala-Rantala
Senior Specialist
  • +358 295 351 305
Hanna Laitinen
Senior Specialist
Matias Lehto
Consular Services Coordinator
Katariina Malkamäki