Find out about health guidelines and coronavirus testing for travelers in Rovaniemi:
From Friday 1 July, passengers will no longer be required to present certificates of COVID-19 vaccinations or recovery or be tested for COVID-19 when entering the country.
The end of health security measures related to the coronavirus applies to both Finland’s internal and external border control. The internal border refers to the border between Finland and the rest of the EU or Schengen countries and the external border refers to the border between Finland and non-EU or non-Schengen countries.
Travelers from EU and Schengen countries until 30 June
(As of 15 February also from Green list countries)
As of 1 February 2022 you will need testing after arriving in Finland when:
These tests are free of charge. Please avoid contact with others while waiting for your test results. These requirements don’t apply to children born in 2006 or later.
Travelers from outside EU and Schengen countries
Testing point in Rovaniemi
Notice! Tests are free if you need obligatory 1. or 2. test after arriving in Finland.
If you need a corona test certificate for departure it comes with a price. See testing for departure
There are three healthcare providers in Rovaniemi that offer coronavirus testing for departure:
If you think you may have been infected with the coronavirus, take a self test. If the test is positive the traveller should avoid contact to others for at least five days.
If travellers want to go to official testing points while in Rovaniemi, they may get tested at their own cost. If the test is positive the traveller should avoid contact to others for at least five days. More guidelines from here. This means the responsibility of the traveller is now even bigger. It is on travellers own responsibility to avoid contacts and to organize for example extra accomodation if needed. In problematic cases the traveller is adviced to contact their own travel insurance company. In cases of severe illness, the traveller should contact the local emergency room: Tel. +358 (0)16 322 4800 / Emergency care at Lapland Central Hospital.
NATIONWIDE EMERGENCY NUMBER: 112
Page updated 30.6.2022