Embassy of Finland, Kyiv

Embassy of Finland, Kyiv

Customer service

The embassy's customer service is open by appointment only.

Residence permit issues: 

From April 6th, the submission of Finnish residence permit applications will be at the Application Centre maintained by VFS Global. Appointment booking is compulsory for all applicants in Application centre.

Appointment booking:

Contact information and operation hours of Application Centre:

  • Address: Gulliver Shopping Centre, 1A, Sportyvna Square,8th Floor
  • Submission: 8:30-15:30 (Mon-Fri)
  • Decision collecting: 08:30-15:30 (Mon-Fri)

All decisions to applications submitted before 6th April should be collected from the Embassy.

Check the actual information before your planned departure at the website of Finnish Border Control(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window).

Office hours



  • sanomat.KIO@formin.fi
  • kio.viisumi@formin.fi  (Questions about visas and residence permits)

Telephone exchange

  • +380 442 787 049


  • +380 442 782 032

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
14 Striletska Street
01901 KYIV

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Päivi Laine
Head of Mission
Maria Ågren
Deputy Head of Mission
Elena Krit
Iris Hiltunen
Desk Officer
Kirsi Perttula
Administrative Officer
financial administration and information management
Anni Lankinen
Administrative Officer
consular services
Minna Hakkarainen
Senior Specialist
  • +358 295 351 874
Eila Julku
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Oskari Laukkanen
Senior Specialist
Natalya Golova
Consular Services Coordinator
Elena Kadochnikova
Office Administrator
Kateryna Zvirgzde

Defence Attache´s office

Jukka-Pekka Mustonen