Embassy of Canada in Helsinki


The Canadian Embassy in Finland is a bilateral mission in Helsinki and promotes Canadian interests in Finland. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Finland. The Canadian Embassy in Helsinki is headed by Mr Christopher Shapardanov - Ambassador of Canada to Finland.


Canadian Embassy in Helsinki, Finland Pohjoisesplanadi 25B 00100 Helsinki P.O. Box 779 00101 Helsinki Finland


(+358) (9) 228 530


(+358) (9) 601 060






Mr Christopher Shapardanov - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Finland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian 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 Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Helsinki before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/finland-finlande/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+358) (9) 228 530 or email hsnki@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Finland

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

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in Finland.

Canadian Consulates in Finland

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Helsinki offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Finland to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in Finland. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Canadian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.