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This article was originally published on March 15, 2022, and was updated on April 8, 2022, and May 17, 2022, to reflect new information.

May 17, 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 June 5, 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.

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

Original Post From March 15, 2022:

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

For unvaccinated travelers, the Finland government will extend entry restrictions until April 10, 2022. 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 immunization 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 the 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 for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland

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