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Jason TollandAmbassador of Canada to Finland
Pohjoisesplanadi 25B, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
P.O. Box 779, Helsinki, 00101, Finland
Refer to International adoption.
Surrogacy is illegal in Finland.
Refer to Birth abroad.
You must first register the baby at Maistraatti and then apply for Proof of Citizenship through the Embassy of Canada in Finland.
Complete your citizenship application before presenting your documents in person.
Refer to Marriage abroad.
You must obtain a Statement in lieu of certificate of non-impediment to marriage abroad. The Statement must be legalized by the Embassy of Finland.
The office provides the following notarial services to Canadian citizens and, in limited cases, to non-Canadian citizens if the documents are intended for use in Canada. Note: Documents must be in English or French, or accompanied by an official translation in English or French.
Authentication/Attestation (certify the document signature, the position of an official and the seal are genuine):
Certified copy (certify the document is a true copy of the original):
Witness a signature (consular officer witnesses a signature):
Note: Complete all documents before booking an appointment. Sign all documents in front of the consular officer.
Refer to our Service fees section to pay online before completing your passport application.
Present your documents in person.
Same-sex marriage is legal in Finland. You must obtain a Statement in lieu of certificate of non-impediment to marriage abroad. The Statement must also be legalized by the Embassy of Finland in Canada.
Refer to Elections (voting from abroad).
Telephone: +358 (0) 9 228 530
Fax: +358 (0) 9 228 53 385
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