Embassy of South Africa in Helsinki


The South African Embassy in Finland is a bilateral mission in Helsinki and promotes South African interests in Finland. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Finland. The South African Embassy in Helsinki is headed by Mrs Kasturie Devi Maharaj, Charge dAffaires a.i. of South Africa to Finland.


South African Embassy in Helsinki, Finland Rahapajankatu 1 A 5 00160 Helsinki Finland


(+358) 9 6860 3100


(+358) 9 6860 3160






Mrs Kasturie Devi Maharaj, Charge dAffaires a.i.

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Finland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Helsinki you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for South Africa

For all South African visa related matters contact the embassy in Helsinki before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.southafricanembassy.fi ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+358) 9 6860 3100 or email saembfin@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Finland

Next to the embassy in Helsinki there could be additional South African consulates located in Finland.

Please check below for the locations of the South African consulates in Finland.

South African Consulates in Finland

Next to the embassy in Helsinki, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that South Africa does not have any consulates located in Finland ).