Embassy of Finland in Bern


The Finnish Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes Finnish interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Finland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The Finnish Embassy in Bern is headed by Mr Alpo Matti Ilmari Rusi - Ambassador of Finland to Switzerland.


Finnish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland Weltpoststrasse 4 Case postale 11 3000 Bern 15 Switzerland


(+41) 31 350 41 00


(+41) 31 350 41 07






Mr Alpo Matti Ilmari Rusi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Finnish embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.finlandia.ch ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 350 41 00 or email sanomat.brn@formin.fi

Consulates of Finland in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Finnish consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the Finnish consulates in Switzerland.

Finnish Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Finland has consulates in the following cities: Basel, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano and Zurich

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Finnish Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Finland as wel as for Finnish citizens in Switzerland. 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.