Telephone and Mail

Telecommunication services

Popularity of mobile phones and the high number of mobile phone users in Finland have made public and pay phones practically non-existent.

 

Emergency numbers in Finland

Police: 112
Health Information and advice: 08 315 2655

 

International calls

When calling abroad from Finland, dial:

  1. Chosen international access code (e.g. 00, 990, 994 or 999, in mobile phones + replaces 00)
  2. Country code
  3. Area code (omit the prefix 0)
  4. Phone number

When calling from abroad to Finland, dial:

  1. International access code (e.g. 00)
  2. 358 (country code)
  3. Area code (omit the prefix 0)
  4. Phone number

Mail

The Oulu main post office (POSTI) is located at Hallituskatu 36, Oulu. It is open Mon - Fri 9 - 20 and Sat 10 - 14 (in summer Mon - Fri 10 - 18).

Oulainen post office can be found at Rautatienkatu 3, Oulainen. It is open Mon - Fri 9 - 18 (in summer 10 - 18).

The national service number of Posti is 0200 27100 (Mon - Fri 8 - 20 and Sat 9 - 14). In addition to the Post Offices run by the Posti there is also a number of other businesses hosting postal services. E.g. the post office services nearest to Otokylä are available in the R Kiosk of Höyhtyä (Latokartanontie 1, Oulu). More information on the services of the Posti is also available on the Internet at www.posti.fi.

Stamps (Singular: POSTIMERKKI, Plural: POSTIMERKIT) can be bought in post offices, R-Kiosks and many grocery stores, supermarkets and bookstores.