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The travel advice is Do not travel to Finland. Get travel alerts and advice before travelling to Finland. Finland is part of Europe with main city at Helsinki. Its Developed country with a population of 5M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Finnish and Swedish.
👍 Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people

🛡️ Travel safety for Finland

Do not travel

April 1, 2020

Finland has confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are movement restrictions between Uusimaa district (including Helsinki) and the rest of Finland. If you’re in Finland and wish to return to Australia, you should do so immediately as departure options are becoming limited. If you remain in Finland, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and seek a visa extension if required. Take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19, and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you: Do not travel to Finland.

🚨 Travel Alert for Finland

Issued date: March 20, 2020

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Finland.

- This does not apply to nationals of Finland.

- This does not apply to family members of nationals of Finland.

- This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Finland.

- This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland residing in Finland, and their family members.

This does not apply to passengers with a British passport residing in Finland, and their family members.

- This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland and their family members who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence.

- This does not apply to passengers with a British passport and their family members who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence.

This does not apply to residents of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom who are returning via Finland to their respective country of residence.

- This does not apply to the following passengers:

a. Healthcare and rescue service professionals/personnel, health researchers, and elderly care professionals;

b. Transport personnel and other transport staff to the extent necessary;

c. Workers, who based on permanent employee relationship work daily in another country and returns back to the country of residence at least once a week, taking into consideration local circumstances and natural travel-to-work area;

d. Diplomats, staff of international organisations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their functions;

e. Necessary (return) transit and returns;

f. Passengers travelling for imperative family reasons;

g. Persons in need of international protection or for other humanitarian reasons;

h. Other necessary and justified traffic. For example, other necessary traffic would be maintenance work, that requires maintenance team or a person arriving from another country and this work cannot be postponed.

2. Nationals and residents of Finland will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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Last updated: March 20, 2020