Request to review personal data

You can make a request to verify that your data protection rights are being observed in our services. To access the service, use Finnish online banking codes, a mobile certificate or a certificate card.

Alternatively, you can submit a statutory request for information as a letter or e-mailing it to our registry (contact details below). If you want to send email to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, we advise you to use the Ministry's secure email service (, which means that your message is encrypted and your personal data will not be compromised. You can also bring the letter in person to the Ritarikatu service point. 

We respond to statutory requests for information sent to us, or brought to the registry, by sending a registered letter or alternatively you can collect the letter from the Ritarikatu service point or a Finnish diplomatic mission abroad. Please note that we need to identify you before divulging the information requested; therefore, you need to present your passport or other official identity card.

Registry of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Prime Minister's Office
PL 23, 00023 Government

Office address: Ritarikatu 2 B, Helsinki 

Open Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 16.15.

For more information

If you have any questions concerning the processing of your personal data in the Foreign Service, contact the Ministry’s Data Protection Officer by email at tietosuoja(at)