Embassy of Finland, Washington

Customer service

Our customer service will be closed February 19th through March 1st, 2024 due to maintenance work.

We can be reached by email passi.was@gov.fi and during our phone hours Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tel: +1 202 298 5800.

Passport/identity card applicants, notarial services and citizenship declarations:

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Other service appointments by email.

Email: passi.was@gov.fi


Telephone inquiries: +1 202 298 5800, Mondays and Wednesdays  1.00 pm -3.00 pm

We will inform about possible changes on our social media channels and our website finlandabroad.fi/usa.

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Office hours

Mon-Fri 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Email

  • sanomat.WAS@gov.fi

Telephone exchange

  • +1 202 298 5800

Fax

  • +1 202 298 6030

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue NW
WASHINGTON, D.C., 20008
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Personnel

Management

Mikko Hautala
Head of Mission
Marjut Akola
Deputy Head of Mission
Tanja Lindholm
Assistant to the Ambassador
  • +1 202 298 5802
Hanna Kerttula
Assistant to the Deputy Head of Mission
  • +1 202 298 5804
Tarja Thatcher
Social Secretary
  • +1 202 298 5819

Political Section

Päivi Nevala
Team Leader
political affairs
Carolina Nordling
First Secretary
Heli Pelttari
Counsellor
Mari Eteläpää
Defense Counselor
Veera Parko
Senior Specialist
Rebekka Marttila
Intern
Noora Tervonen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5832

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Juha Helle
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Lasse-Tapani Ketola
Deputy Defence Attaché
Markus Mecklin
Deputy Defence Attaché
Jussi Leiri
Staff Sergeant
Ilona Nurminen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5807

Section for Economic Relations

Christian Heikkinen
Team Leader
economic and trade policy
Tuomas Sottinen
Desk Officer
Samuli Kaijomaa
Senior Specialist
Petri Koikkalainen
Senior Specialist
higher education and science policy
Heta Pyhälahti
Senior Specialist
Ann-Mari Kemell
Senior Specialist
Eveliina Sterling
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5845
Milla Pirttilahti
Intern
Sofia Tuovinen
Intern

Business Finland

Ulla Lainio
Commercial Counselor
Martti Wallin
Industrial Counselor
Nancy Najarian
Senior Advisor

Public Diplomacy Section

Pasi Rajala
Press Counselor, Head of Public diplomacy
  • +1 202 298 5820
Hannakaisa Andersson
First Secretary
Otto Mattila
Coordinator
Elisa Seppänen
Coordinator
Sonja Hyvärinen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5824
Alisa Valta
Intern

Administrative Section

Pia Saarikivi
Team Leader
Satu Iivarinen-Roth
Team Leader
financial administration
Financial Administration
Jonna Jauhiainen
Administrative Officer
information management
Susanna Kangas
Office administrator Consular Affairs
Lotta Riikonen
Office Administrator
Eetu Höglund
Office Administrator
Jenna Ryhänen
Assistant

Support Services Section

Mika Laitinen
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
Jani Elfvengren
Office Services Attendant
Petri Lyytikäinen
Office Services Attendant
Alexander DelaCruz
Office Services Attendant
Raimo Hautasaari
Caretaker-Gardener

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

Tuija Laukkonen
Chef
Marisa Villanueva
Housekeeper
Minda Vitalicio
Butler