Under the Midnight Sun in Lapland Finland

Covid-19 & Travel to Lapland 

(From VisitFinland.com):

The Finnish Government has made amendments to the entry requirements to Finland starting 1 July 2021. These new guidelines are in force until 11 July 2021.

As of 21 June, leisure travel to Finland possible from EU and Schengen countries when certain health requirements are met

Leisure travel from EU and Schengen countries to Finland is possible if

  • The person can present a certificate of having received the full COVID-19 vaccines 14 days prior to arriving in Finland.
  • The person can present a certificate showing that they have had the COVID-19 disease and have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot at least a week prior to arriving in Finland.
  • The person can present a certificate of having had the COVID-19 disease under 6 months prior to arriving in Finland.
  • Children born in 2005 or thereafter are not required to take part in a health examination or a coronavirus test.
  • The certificate needs to be in either English, Finnish or Swedish. There is no mandatory testing or quarantine for people traveling for leisure from EU and Schengen countries who fulfil the above mentioned health requirements.

Finland also welcomes residents of countries/regions where the COVID-19 incidence level is less than 25 cases per 100 000 inhabitants to travel to Finland for leisure. As of 1 July these include:

Germany
Austria
Italy
Poland
Slovakia
Czech Republic
Liechtenstein
Iceland
Hungary
Malta
the Vatican
Bulgaria
Romania
San Marino
Albania
Australia
South Korea
Hong Kong
Israel
Japan
Lebanon
Macao
North Macedonia
Singapore
Taiwan
New Zealand

There is no mandatory testing or quarantine for residents from the above mentioned countries on arrival in Finland.

All travelers arriving in Finland from corona risk countries are tested for the coronavirus.

There can also be local restrictions on public life, including restaurants, amusement parks, recreational facilities and sports competitions.

For more information, please visit Covid19SafeLapland.com

FINENTRY is a digital service that makes it easier to travel to Finland and manage the coronavirus testing that may be required for entry.

Are you ready to explore Finnish Lapland?

Welcome to the official travel website for Finnish Lapland, the home of Santa Claus, the last wilderness in Europe, and part of the Sámi homeland. Lapland is a destination above ordinary, full of contrasts and unique natural phenomena: Midnight Sun, Polar Nights, autumn colors, Northern Lights, and Arctic cites nestled among Ice Age fells.

If you’re looking for the frosty bite of a reindeer sleigh ride or the soft heat of a traditional sauna, you might be ready. If you want to explore the wilderness during a white summer night and meet Santa any time of year, you might be ready.

If you’re done with the ordinary, you might just be ready for Finnish Lapland.

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