British Embassy Helsinki

Itäinen Puistotie 17
00140 Helsinki

Use our contact form for consular enquiries including Brexit guidance, residency, healthcare and driving:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

Consular Section

Telephone enquiries

  • Telephone: +358 (0) 9 2286 5100


By appointment only.


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.

2020 public holidays

  • Wednesday 1 January
  • Monday 6 January
  • Thursday 9 April
  • Friday 10 April
  • Monday 13 April
  • Friday 1 May
  • Thursday 21 May
  • Friday 19 June
  • Monday 31 August
  • Friday 4 December
  • Thursday 24 December
  • Friday 25 December
  • Monday 28 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 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 2 (direction Olympiaterminaali) and 3 (direction Kaivopuisto). The nearest bus stop is Kaivopuisto, serviced by bus 17.

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