The British Embassy in Helsinki maintains and develops relations between the UK and Finland.

Find out more on our UK and Finland news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Finland. You can access UK government services while in Finland.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in Finland.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Finland, see our Finland travel advice.

If you’re in Finland and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If you’re in Finland and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +358 (0) 9 2286 5100. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Finland, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We may be able to offer notarial services, including administer an oath, affirmation or affidavit; make a certified copy of a document; witness a signature. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Finland.

Our people

British Ambassador to Finland
Theresa Bubbear

Contact us

British Embassy Helsinki

Itäinen Puistotie 17
00140 Helsinki

+358 (0) 9 2286 5100 / +44 20 7008 5000

Fax (Chancery)
+358 (0) 9 2286 5284

Fax (Consular)
+358 (0) 9 2286 5262

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

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