Travel guidance to Finland

updated 29th Dec 2021

The Finnish Border Guard is responsible for crossing the Finnish state border. The Border Guard provides information on the effects of the coronary pandemic when traveling to Finland on its website. The instructions may change depending on the situation, so it is a good idea to follow the information of the Border Guard from time to time. The guidelines for border guards can be found at https://raja.fi/en/guidelines-for-border-traffic-during-pandemic

We also suggest to see FinEntry's website at https://www.finentry.fi/en/

Current restrictions apply to every country (EU, Schengen, NON-EU etc) :

  • a certificate of a complete and valid vaccination series (either one or two doses depending on the vaccine). At least 7 days must have passed since the last vaccine dose has been received OR
  • a single certificate that the person has recovered from covid-19 virus and has gotten one dose of vaccine. It is equated to a complete covid-19 vaccination series. OR
  • EU digital COVID certificate that proves the person has recovered from covid-19 within 6 months.
  • In addition to the aforementioned requirements, the person must present a negative covid-19 test result of less than 48 hours. The result of a PCR or an Antigen test is accepted. 
  • All the above-mentioned requirements apply until 31 December 2021 to persons born in 2005 or earlier. From 1 January 2022 onwards, the requirements apply to persons born in 2006 or earlier.

 

updated 21st Jan 2022

Our regional restrictions in Päijät-Häme (including Lahti and Hollola) currently allows outdoor events with less than 50 persons. Restrictions also make corona passports non-valid at this time. Regional updates can be found at https://paijat-sote.fi/koronavirus/alueelliset-suositukset/ (only in Finnish). Government of Finland made a statement earlier this week that the current restrictions will be in place until mid February. Regional restrictions may differ from this slightly.

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Finlandia-hiihto (Finlandia Ski Marathon) is an non-profit organization. The income (after expenses) will be divided between the two organizing local sports clubs - Lahden Hiihtoseura (Lahti Ski Club) and Hollolan Urheilijat -46 (Hollola Athletics '49). By participating you are supporting local youth athletics.