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Finland Travel Restrictions

903.3 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
53.03% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 49.12% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Finland.
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 FinlandTraveling from Canada to Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Finland.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering Finland.

Details and exceptions

Self-isolation at own accommodation.A 14-day period of self-isolation is recommended for travellers arriving in Finland from high-incidence countries.

Travellers can shorten their self-isolation period if they take two COVID-19 tests, and the results are negative. The tests are necessary even if you have received two doses of corona vaccine.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Finland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Finland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Finland

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Finland but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Canada are not required to quarantine.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Recommended on public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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