Embassy of Finland, Pretoria

Customer service

Consular services by appointment only: Sanomat.PRE@gov.fi
Residence permits by appointment only: Visa.PRE@gov.fi
Contact VFS Global for visa appointment(Link to another website.) 

Office hours

Mon - Thurs from 08h00 to 16h15. Fridays from 08h00 to 13h45

Exceptional opening hours

2023

Monday 2nd January, Public holiday
Friday 6th January, Epiphany 
Tuesday 31st January, Embassy planning day
Tuesday 21st March, Human Rights Day
Friday 7th April, Good Friday
Monday 10th April, Family Day
Thursday 27th April, Freedom Day
Monday 1st May, Workers Day
Friday 16th June, Youth Day
Friday 23rd June, Midsummer's Eve 
Tuesday 9th August, National Womens' Day
Monday 25th September, Public holiday
Monday 20th November, internal training day
Friday 15th December, Public holiday
Monday 25th December, Christmas Day
Tuesday 26th December, Day of Goodwill

Email

  • Sanomat.PRE@gov.fi
  • Visa.PRE@gov.fi  (Only for visa queries)

Telephone exchange

  • +27 66 471 5732  (The embassy phone lines are down. You can reach us at this temporary number.)
  • +27 12 343 0275

Phone

  • +27 12 343 0276

Fax

  • +27 123 433 095

Post address

Embassy of Finland
PO Box 443
0001 PRETORIA
SOUTH AFRICA

Visiting address

330 Victoria Street, Waterkloof
0181 PRETORIA
SOUTH AFRICA

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Personnel

Anne Lammila
Head of Mission
Liisa-Maija Harju
Deputy Head of Mission
Iina Soiri
Senior Specialist
Science and Higher Education. Team Finland Knowledge Network expert in Southern Africa.
Marko Saarinen
Senior Specialist
Development Policy
Tuija Pulkkinen
Senior Specialist
Team Finland South Africa
Santeri Saramäki
Administrative Officer
financial administration
Helena Pentinmäki
Administrative Officer, Consular Services
Second Secretary, Consul
Martti Salmismäki
Property manager
Estate services for Finland’s missions in Sub-Saharan Africa
Rui Nozes
Special Adviser
economic affairs
Tsakane Bok
Coordinator
local development cooperation projects
Maria Patjane
Consular Services Coordinator
visas
Beverley Harris
Assistant
Masego Polo
Coordinator
Team Finland
Team Finland Coordinator
Kedibone Mpuru
Assistant
Jade Klaasen
Catering and Housekeeping Supervisor
Martha Aphane
Domestic Worker
Agrineth Mnguni
Domestic Worker
Daniel Nkosi
Office Services Attendant
Meshack Soka
Office Services Attendant
Tiina Heikkinen
Trainee