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Updated 5.7.2022

Latest updates on travelling to Finland 

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.

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Health guidelines for travelers in Rovaniemi

  • General health and safety measures regarding coronavirus in Finland include avoiding physical contact, maintaining a safe distance from other people and observing good hand and respiratory hygiene. The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has lifted its general recommendation on the use of face masks in April 2022.
    Read the latest recommendations on use of face masks from here.
  • 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.

Coronavirus Testing for departure from Rovaniemi, Finland

There are three healthcare providers in Rovaniemi that offer coronavirus testing for departure:

Coronavirus testing if you have symptoms

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

Surprise your loved ones. Writing letters or cards via traditional post or sending warm wishes digitally. What do you prefer?
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Surprise your loved ones. Writing letters or cards via traditional post or sending warm wishes digitally. What do you prefer? #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #elf #finland #lapland #christmas #santapark
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Snowy day makes every elf smile. Playing hide and seek in the snow, hiking, skiing, ice skating, ice swimming, snowmobile drive…. What is your favorite winter activity? #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemichristmas #rovaniemi #arcticcircle #elf #finland #lapland #christmas #santapark
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Follow our Christmas Calendar ❤️ Today on the 1st of December Santa Claus and his little helpers are checking the task lists. So much to do and many magical wishes to make true #visitrovaniemi #rovaniemi #santaclausoffice @santaclausoffice #rovaniemichristmas #visitfinland #christmas #lapland
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