British Embassy Helsinki

Itäinen Puistotie 17
00140 Helsinki
Finland

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

Consular Section

Telephone enquiries

  • Telephone: +358 (0) 9 2286 5100

Visits

By appointment only.

Visas

The British Embassy Helsinki does not process visa applications. For enquiries and the application procedure, please refer to the Finland page on the UK Border Agency website.

2017 public holidays

  • Monday 2 January
  • Friday 6 January
  • Thursday 13 April
  • Friday 14 April
  • Monday 17 April
  • Monday 1 May
  • Friday 25 May
  • Friday 23 June
  • Monday 28 August
  • Wednesday 6 December
  • Monday 25 December
  • Tuesday 26 December
  • Wednesday 27 December

Getting to the embassy

Our office is located at Itäinen Puistotie 17 in the Kaivopuisto area of southern Helsinki. Find us on the map.

Taxis

Taxis in Helsinki are easy to use and often accept debit and credit cards as well as cash. Call +358 (0) 100 0700 to book a taxi.

Public transport

The Kaivopuisto tram stop is serviced by trams 1 and 3. The nearest bus stop is Meritori, serviced by bus 24.

For more information, visit the journey planner of the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority (HSL).