Embassy of France in Helsinki


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


French Embassy in Helsinki, Finland Itaonen Puistotie 13 B.P. 762 00140 Helsinki Finland


(+358) (9) 618 780


(+358) (9) 618 78 342


ambassade@france.fi consulat@france.fi




Mr Eric Lebodel - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all French visa related matters contact the embassy in Helsinki before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-fi.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+358) (9) 618 780 or email ambassade@france.fi consulat@france.fi

Consulates of France in Finland

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

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

French Consulates in Finland

Next to the embassy in Helsinki, France has consulates in the following cities: Hameenlinna, Joensuu, Kotka, Kuopio, Lahti, Mariehamn, Oulu, Pori, Rovaniemi, Tampere, Turku and Vaasa