Open with restrictions

Finland Travel Restrictions

81.32% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 81.30% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Finland.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Finland without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Finland for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Finland entry details and exceptions

Permitted travelers are granted entry to Finland if they are able to present :

1. a certificate of a complete and valid vaccination series;

2. a recovery certificate alongside a proof of at least 1 approved vaccine dose taken;

3. or an EU digital COVID certificate proving one's recovery from covid-19 within 6 months

All the above-mentioned requirements apply to persons born in 2006 or earlier.

Entry restrictions do not apply to Finnish citizens or permanent residents, travelers from the EU/Schengen region, green-list countries, and travelers who wish to enter the country for essential reasons. Please note that the travel purpose will be assessed on a case-by-case basis based on the information gathered during border check. Regardless from which country or area, all travelers arriving in Finland are still bound by the obligations stated in the Communicable Diseases Act.

Permitted travelers are recommended to login to the Finentry Web Services before travel.

More information available at the Finnish Border Guard and Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare websites.


Outgoing travel to FinlandTraveling from the United States to Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Finland.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated travelers will be subject to another testing at point of entry and within 3 to 5 days after arriving in Finland.
Learn more about testing and other requirements on the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare website.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Finland.

Details and exceptions
A 14-day period of self-isolation is recommended, but not required, for travelers arriving in Finland from high-incidence countries.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Finland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Finland are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Finland

Masks:Recommended in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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