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Avoid non-essential travel.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foreign Ministry’s general travel advice is to avoid all but essential travel. However, all travel should be avoided to Brazil, South Africa and India, in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

In addition, the Foreign Ministry recommends to avoid all travel to certain countries due to their general security situation or to leave such countries immediately. If you still decide to travel, always check before travelling the current coronavirus and entry restrictions from the authorities of the country of your destination. All persons returning from abroad must follow THL’s self-isolation guidelines.

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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs promotes the security and welfare of Finland and the Finns, and works for a secure and fair world.

The Ministers

Pekka Haavisto
Minister for Foreign Affairs
        Ville Skinnari
        Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade
              Thomas Blomqvist
              Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality