Finland eased COVID-19 Entry Restrictions for EU Travelers

on 11 April 2022

As of 1st of February 2022 there are no entry restrictions on internal border traffic within the EU or Schengen area. However, all passengers (born in 2006 or earlier) arriving in Finland have to go through health security measures.

Health security measures may include checking certificates or COVID-19 tests. No COVID-19 tests are required at any point if you can present: a certificate of having received complete and valid COVID-19 vaccination series at least 7 days prior to entry. Please refer to the Finnish institute for health and welfare for the approved vaccines.

Please note: A certificate of a full series of vaccinations is valid for 9 months (270 days). After this, a booster shot is required. After the booster shot, the certificate is valid until further notice. OR a single certificate that the person has recovered from COVID-19 virus and has gotten one dose of vaccine. It is equated to a complete COVID-19 vaccination series.

Please note: A certificate is valid for 9 months (270 days) after vaccination. After this, a booster shot is required. After the booster shot, the certificate is valid until further notice. OR EU digital COVID certificate that proves the person has recovered from COVID-19 within 6 months. If you don’t have any of the certificates listed above, you must have a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test result of less than 72 hours OR a certificate of having received the first dose in the COVID-19 vaccination series OR you must have a COVID-19 test at the point of entry. In addition, you must have a second COVID-19 test within 3 to 5 days of arriving in Finland.

Travelling from outside of the EU or Schengen area to Finland

Restrictions on external border traffic will continue until 8th of May 2022. Person may be granted entry into Finland from any country if they present: a certificate of having received complete and valid COVID-19 vaccination series at least 7 days prior to entry. Please refer to the Finnish institute for health and welfare for the approved vaccines. Please note: A certificate of a full series of vaccinations is valid for 9 months (270 days). After this, a booster shot is required. After the booster shot, the certificate is valid until further notice. OR a single certificate that the person has recovered from COVID-19 virus and has gotten one dose of vaccine.

It is equated to a complete COVID-19 vaccination series. Please note: a certificate is valid for 9 months (270 days) after vaccination. After this, a booster shot is required. After the booster shot, the certificate is valid until further notice. OR EU digital COVID certificate that proves the person has recovered from COVID-19 within 6 months. The COVID certificate can be issued from countries which have joined the EU Digital COVID Certificate system. Please find the country list from here. All the above-mentioned requirements apply to persons born in 2006 or earlier.

Last Updated: 12 April 2022
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