Protocol Services

The duties of the Protocol Services include the dealings of the President of the Republic with foreign heads of state and diplomatic representatives based in Finland.

Protocol Services is in charge of organising high level visits and state ceremonies, as well as handling the formalities of international relations.

The office of the Protocol Services takes care of matters related to diplomatic privileges and immunities. It also issues residence permits for the staff of foreign missions and international organizations.

Email

  • PRO@formin.fi

Fax

  • +358 9 160 565 82

Post address

Protocol Services
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 A
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Matti Heimonen
Chief of Protocol
  • +358 295 350 559
Outi Hakanen
Deputy Director General
  • +358 295 351 315
Taru Halmevirta
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 350 559

Chancery

Sinikka Malmberg
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 253
Pirkko Valta-Kervinen
Administrative Officer
Diplomatic register, Diplomatic privileges and immunities
  • +358 295 350 658
Nelli Montonen
Coordinator
Helsinki Diplomatic List privileges and immunities
  • +358 295 351 254
Sami Heikkinen
Administrative Assistant
Honorary Consuls in Finland, diplomatic privileges and immunities
  • +358 295 350 118

Visits and state ceremonies

Anna-Maria Salomaa
Desk Officer
protocol affairs, coordination of visits
  • +358 295 351 680
  • +358 50 431 6050
Kristiina Vuorenpää
Coordinator
Visit arrangements, Agréments, Crendential Ceremonies
  • +358 295 351 718
Tomi Nenonen
Coordinator
Visit arrangements, VAT, Transportation
  • +358 295 351 255
Kirsi-Marja Sivén
Coordinator
Visit arrangements, VAT, Transportation
  • +358 295 350 751
Tiina Nelin
Coordinator
Ceremonies, Decorations
  • +358 295 351 745
Mikke Kinnari
Coordinator
state ceremonies
Annariina Kukkonen
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Conference Advisor
  • +358 50 595 7407
  • +358 29 535 0898

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.