Finland: New Entrance Requirements for Third Country Nationals

December 20, 2021

Key Points  

  • Proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test result is required for third country travelers entering Finland for non-essential purposes 

Overview  

Beginning 21 Dec. 2021, travelers arriving from countries outside of the European Union and Schengen Area for non-essential purposes will be required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken less than 48 hours prior to arrival and provide proof of vaccination. The traveler qualifies as fully vaccinated if at least seven days have passed since the last dose was administered.  

What are the Changes? 

Currently, travelers entering Finland for non-essential purposes from third countries are only required to present proof of vaccination. This new change will require these travelers to present proof of vaccination and proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken less than 48 hours prior to arrival.  

Looking Ahead  

The government is expected to release more updates in the coming days. Continue to check the government of Finland’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  


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.  

Previous Article
Philippines: Updated Country Risk Levels
Philippines: Updated Country Risk Levels

The government of the Philippines has updated its country risk level assessment and updated quarantine and ...

Next Article
Luxembourg: Extension of Entrance Requirements
Luxembourg: Extension of Entrance Requirements

The government of Luxembourg has extended its entrance requirements for all travelers aged 12 and 2 months ...