Key Points  

  • Internal border measures reinstated for travelers arriving from Schengen countries  


The government of Finland  reinstated internal border control measures between Finland and all Schengen countries beginning 28 Dec. 2021. All travelers who have completed a COVID-19 vaccination series, including those arriving from Schengen countries, will be required to undergo entry checks. This will include presenting a valid vaccination certificate, a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of entry. For additional information click  here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Finland reinstated international border controls with the stated goal to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the omicron variant. All inbound travelers will now be subject to the same entrance checks and requirements.  

Looking Ahead  

These new measures will remain in place until 16 Jan. 2022. The government of Finland is expected to release additional information in the coming days. Continue to check the government of Finland's website and Envoy's  website for additional updates and information.  

Originally published 28 December 2021

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