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Mail, Post office in Helsinki


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Once you find a place to live (or if you change your address) you should notify the post office (posti) of your address. This can be done by telephone or at your nearest post office. If you go personally to the post office you will also be given postcards for informing your new address to your friends and relatives in Finland (cards and postage free of charge).  In Helsinki, the main post office is located directly across the street from the Central Railway Station, with branches located throughout the city.

Change-of-address notifications to Posti and the registry office:

  • Phone: 0203 456 456 * 24 h a day (local call charge / mobile charge). 

Post office locations available from the Posti Consumer Helpline:

  • Phone: 0200 71000 (local call / mobile charge) 
  • International Phone: +358 200 71000 (international rates apply).

Information is available on services, prices, post offices, postal codes, delivery, home delivery, etc. 

Hours of service are Mon-Fri 8a.m. to 8p.m., Sat 9a.m. to 2p.m.

Useful addresses

Finnish Postal Service Web Site (Posti):
http://www.posti.fi/english/index.html (Finnish/English/Swedish)

Electronic Notification of Moving - Population Register Centre
http://www.vaestorekisterikeskus.fi/vrk/

Update 20/05/2008



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