Finnish Embassy in Pretoria

The Embassy of Finland is located in Pretoria which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Finland located in South Africa is Kari Alanko, Ambassador. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission:

  • Kari Alanko, Ambassador
  • COVID-19 Statistics - Finland
    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Finnish Embassy in Pretoria could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

    Finland Tourists Details
    Finland is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Finland.

    Consular Services
    Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Finland situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Finland. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Finland as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

    • Process passport applications
    • Process visa applications
    • Notarizing documents
    • Legalization of documents
    • Absentee Tazkera
    • Issuing emergency travel documents
    • Power of attorney
    • Birth Certificate
    • Criminal Record Check
    • Application forms
    • Authentication of documents

    South Africa VISAS
    Following are the types of visas provided by this embassy to be used by the citizens:

    • South Africa Tourist Visa
    • Visit Visa
    • Business Visa
    • Work Visa
    • Medical Visa
    • Study Visa
    • Relatives’ Visa
    • Exchange Visa
    • Retired Persons’ Visa

    You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.



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    Honorary Consulate of Finland in Cape Town, South Africa

    B5 Westlake Square
    1 Westlake Drive
    Tokai 7945

    +27-21 - 701 7050

    Finnish Honorary Consulate in Durban, South Africa

    22 Silver Oak Avenue
    Mount Edgecombe Old Village
    Kwazulu Natal 4301
    P.O.Box 2502
    Durban
    South Africa

    (+27) 315 027 672

    dahllund@telkomsa.net