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If you are looking for background information or statistics on residence permits, asylum applications and citizenship applications, and decisions thereof, please begin by studying our website. The Press and Communications Services cannot answer customer enquiries concerning applications. If you have a question about an application submitted by you or someone close to you, please see the Frequently Asked Questions section or contact our customer service.

Media mobile number

During office hours: Our mobile phone number for the media is +358 295 433 037. You can also contact us by e-mail:

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At your service at Communications:

Klaus Kaartinen
Director of Communications

Aino Likitalo
Head of Press and Communications Services

Jaana Vaahtio
Communications Officer
External Communications

Hanna Paasikoski
Communications Assistant
External Communications

Kaisa Härkisaari
Communications Officer
Internal Communications

Miia Kontteli
Communications Assistant
Internal Communications

Eini Perttilä
Communications Coordinator
On leave of absence until 30 June 2018.

Akseli Saviranta
Project Communications Officer
Project Auda (voluntary return)

EASO – information on asylum issues and trends

If you seek information on asylum issues and trends in the European Union, you can contact the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). EASO’s website contains statistics and analyses on asylum trends in the EU.

European Asylum Support Office
Tel: +356 22487500
Spokesperson: Jean-Pierre Schembri