[Updated]: Finland Extension of External Border Measures

May 16, 2022 Jessie Butchley

This article was originally published on 14 March 2022 and was updated on 16 May 2022 to reflect new information.  

 

12 May 2022 Update: The government of Finland will extend border restrictions for unvaccinated travelers arriving from countries outside of the European Union (EU) and Schengen Area until 5 June 2022. For additional information on entry into Finland, check here.  

 

Fully vaccinated travelers are permitted to enter the country if they can provide proof of vaccination with an approved COVID-19 vaccine or an EU Digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  


8 April 2022 Update: The government of Finland extended border restrictions for unvaccinated travelers arriving from countries outside of the European Union (EU) and Schengen Area.  

Fully vaccinated travelers are permitted to enter the country if they can provide proof of vaccination with an approved COVID-19 vaccine or an EU Digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate.  


Key Points  

  • Updated entrance requirements for fully vaccinated travelers  
  • Extension of entry restrictions for unvaccinated travelers arriving from outside the European Union and Schengen Area 

Overview 

The government of Finland will extend restrictions on entry until 10 April 2022 for unvaccinated travelers. Fully vaccinated travelers arriving in Finland will be permitted to enter if they can provide proof of full vaccination with an approved COVID-19 vaccine or an EU Digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate. This certificate must demonstrate full vaccination or proof of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months.  

Finnish citizens and foreign nationals permanently residing in Finland are not required to demonstrate proof of vaccination when entering the country.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Finland will extend border entry restrictions to unvaccinated travelers arriving from outside the European Union or Schengen area. Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to present proof of recovery or proof of vaccination.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Finland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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This article was published on 14 March 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

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Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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