Coronavirus advice for travellers: Ministry for Foreign Affairs monitors coronavirus situation

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finland’s Missions are monitoring the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in cooperation with the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), and they are in constant contact with key actors with regard to the situational picture and any necessary measures.

Article updated on 12.3, original published on 17.2.

 Check the most recent advice on the Ministry’s website  (Opens New Window) (in Finnish and in Swedish). If you are staying abroad or planning to travel abroad, we recommend that you submit your travel details at (Opens New Window).

In the event of a crisis or emergency abroad, the Foreign Ministry can then reach you to provide advice or assistance.

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is the source for the latest information on the occurrence of the disease and guidelines for the prevention of infections. The Institute cooperates with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare: Instructions for travellers: 


You can also find up-to-date information on the websites of  Finland's embassies(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window) and on their Facebook-sites and on Facebook’s Nettikonsuli(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)