Embassy of Finland in Pretoria


The Finnish Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Finnish interests in South Africa. The embassy of Finland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Finnish Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr Petri Salo - Ambassador of Finland to South Africa.


Finnish Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa - 628 Leyds Street - Muckleneuk - P.O. Box 443 - Pretoria 0001 - South Africa


(+27) 12-343 0275


(+27) 12-343 3095






Mr Petri Salo - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Finnish embassy in Pretoria 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 Finland

For all Finnish visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.finland.org.za) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12-343 0275 or email sanomat.pre@formin.fi

Consulates of Finland in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria there could be additional Finnish consulates located in South Africa.

Please check below for the locations of the Finnish consulates in South Africa.

Finnish Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Finland has consulates in the following cities: Cape Town and Durban

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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