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.
Exceptions may apply:
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.
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.
Fully vaccinated travelers and those who recovered from Covid-19 are exempted by presenting their approved vaccination and recovery certificates.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Finland.
A 14-day period of self-isolation is recommended for travelers arriving in Finland from high-incidence countries.
Travellers returning from Finland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
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
Visitors returning from Finland will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
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.
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.
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