By appointment only
Embassy, Washington D.C.
Tel: +1-202-298 5800
Customer service by appointment only Mon-Fri 9.00 am -12.00 pm
Telephone inquiries: Mon-Fri 9.00 am -12.00 pm
Please note: Finnish Embassy no longer issues visas. Visa applicants residing in Washington D.C., Virginia or Maryland should contact VFS Global www.vfsglobal.se/USA
Consulate General, New York
Tel. +1-212-750 4400
Customer service by appointment only: Mon-Thu 9.00 am -12.00 pm and Mon, Tue and Thu 1.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Telephone inquiries: Mon-Thu 9.00 am -12.00 pm
Appointments must be reserved via online appointment reservation system. Please note that the link works only with Internet Explorer and Safari.
Consulate General, Los Angeles
Tel: +1-310-203 9903
Customer service by appointment only Mon-Thu 9.00 am-12.00 pm
Telephone inquiries: Mon-Thu 1.00 pm-2.00 pm, Fri 10.00 am-12.00 pm
The Consular Sections of the Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. and the Finnish Consulate Generals in New York and Los Angeles assist Finnish citizens and foreigners permanently living in Finland with issues concerning consular services according to the Consular Act. Finnish missions cannot answer questions falling under the U.S. authorities' jurisdiction.
The Consular Sections assist the citizens in distress. The missions provide assistance and advice as well as act as intermediaries under their competence. Services include: passports and notarial services as well as forwarding information to the Finnish Population Information System. Embassy and the Consulate Genelars also give information regarding travel safety and circumstances in the US. Advance voting of the Finnish elections in the US is also arranged by the Finnish missions.
Foreigners can contact the Embassy or Consulate Generals for matters concerning immigration to Finland (Schengen visa and residence permit). More information is available in the Visas and residence permits -section.