Contact information for the media

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:

Follow us on Twitter: @Maahanmuuttovir

At your service at Communications:

External Communications

Klaus Kaartinen
Director of Communications

Aino Likitalo
Head of Press and Communications Services

Jaana Vaahtio
Communications Officer

Hanna Paasikoski
Communications Assistant

Akseli Saviranta
Project Communications Officer
Project Auda (voluntary return)


Internal Communications

Kaisa Härkisaari
Communications Officer

Miia Kontteli
Communications Assistant

Sonja Strömberg
Communications Officer

Eini Perttilä
Project Manager


Customer Experience

Harriet Mallenius
Director of Customer Experience


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