In accordance with decree 163/2015, the Embassy of Finland in Beirut does not provide consular or customer services. These services have been transferred to the Finnish Embassy in Ankara. This also applies to family reunification applications.
Citizens of Lebanon and those permanently resident in Lebanon can apply for visas at the Embassy of Austria in Beirut which represents Finland in visa matters in Lebanon. Citizens of Jordan and those permanently resident in Jordan can likewise apply for visas at the Embassy of Norway in Amman, which represents Finland in visa matters in Jordan.
The Embassy does assist citizens and permanent residents of Finland in distress. Please note that the Embassy's ability to assist in Syria is extremely limited. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs advises against any travel to Syria.
In urgent matters, please contact the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland emergency hotline at +358 9 160 55555. Please note that the number is only for emergencies, not for general inquiries.