Continue to avoid non-essential travel.
However, the Government has decided to lift border restrictions between Finland and certain countries. Before travelling, always check the current entry regulations in your travel destination from the authorities of the country of destination, for example from the nearest mission of the country in question. Persons returning from abroad should follow the quarantine instructions issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare.
Finland’s state leadership attend UN General Assembly’s high-level week 202021.9.2020
Global response to address global problems: We need the 75-year-old UN now more than ever. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most events of this year’s high-level week and the 75th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will be held virtually. The events of the high-level week will spread over a two-week period from 21 September to 2 October.
‘Hän’ campaign wins Grafia’s Vuoden huiput Grand Prix Award
Finland Promotion Board’s ‘Hän’ campaign won the Grand Prix Award for the greatest marketing achievement of the year 2019 and the Gold Award as the best entry in the text series in the competition Vuoden Huiput
Travel guidance and entry restrictions amended due to COVID-19
On 11 September, the Government adopted a decision on restrictions on border traffic, which will enter into force on 19 September. Restrictions on entry will be lifted for traffic between Finland and Cyprus, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Poland and Sweden, as well as for residents of Australia, Canada and Japan who are travelling from their home country to Finland. Restrictions on entry into the country will be reintroduced between Finland and Hungary and Italy.