The Finnish government recently announced it would ease COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Key Points:

  • Beginning July 26, fully vaccinated travelers from any country who can prove they have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Finnish government will be allowed to enter the country.
    • Travelers from EU or Schengen area countries who hold a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 may enter the country.
    • Travelers who show proof of vaccination or recovery will not be subject to additional health protocols upon arrival.
  • On July 19, officials lifted entry restrictions for Canadian citizens traveling to the country and reinstated restrictions for Israel citizens.
  • More information on travel restrictions when entering and exiting Finland can be found here.

Additional Information: Officials have increased operating hours at border crossings along the Finnish-Norwegian border from 12 hours a day to 24 hours a day.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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