Open with restrictions

Finland Travel Restrictions

75.17% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 74.80% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Finland with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand 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

Exceptions may apply:

    Finnish nationals and their family members
    nationals of EU and Schengen countries residing in Finland and their family members
    third-country nationals residing in Finland with a residence permit
    UK citizens and their family members residing in Finland who the Withdrawal Agreement applies to

Travelers arriving from within the EU or a Schengen Member State may enter Finland if they are traveling for work or study in Finland. Healthcare professionals, transport personnel, diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travelers entering for imperative family reasons, and workers who commute to another country daily may also enter the country. More information is available at the Finnish Border Guard website.


Outgoing travel to FinlandTravelling from New Zealand to Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Finland.

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

Details and exceptions

Fully vaccinated travelers and those who recovered from Covid-19 are exempted by presenting their approved vaccination and recovery certificates.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Finland.

Details and exceptions

A 14-day period of self-isolation is recommended for travelers arriving in Finland from high-incidence countries.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Finland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Finland will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Finland

Masks:Recommended on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Finland without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Finland with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Finland without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Finland with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Finland is recommended on public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Finland are open with restrictions. Bars in Finland are open with restrictions.