Unit for Consular Assistance

The Unit for Consular Assistance is responsible for:

  • general planning, guidance and supervision concerning consular services
  • the provision of expertise and advice on consular services
  • legal questions and legal assistance relating to consular services
  • EU (European union) cooperation in the field of consular services
  • other consular services unless they fall within the competence of another organisational unit.

Finnish missions abroad are independent administrative authorities providing consular services in accordance with the Finnish Consular Services Act (498/1999). The Unit for Consular Assistance is responsible for the production and development of consular services, as well as for the overall guidance and supervision of the work of the missions in consular affairs.

Phone

  • +358 295 350 000

E-mail

  • KPA-10@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Consular Assistance
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Invoice address

OVT: 0037024597392651
Operator: OpusCapita Solutions Oy (E204503)

Antti Putkonen
Director
  • +358 295 350 126
Veli-Pekka Kaivola
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 333
Laura Sarpalehto
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 351 058
Kim Junna
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 350 239
Jonna Bokrrugji
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 229
Sara Fahmy
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 350 119
Virpi Hanhikoski
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 067
Henna Harju
Legal Officer
  • +358 295 351 056
Johanna Kangasniemi
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 324
Hanna-Liisa Peltoniemi
Desk Officer
Travel Safety, Consular Cooperation
  • +358 295 350 139
Satu Rasijeff
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 057
Sanna Ringborg
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 831
Tiina Rinne-Aguilar
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 351 127
Tomi Väre
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 248

Service Centre

Phone

  • +358 9 160 555 55

E-mail

  • paivystys.um@formin.fi

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