US To Finland Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 03 November, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Finland, but there are restrictions.
Source: Finnish Border Guard

Finland: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed for fully vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter Finland. Please check the requirements before traveling.

Source: Finnish Border Guard


No quarantine required
Travelers are not required to quarantine upon arrival in Finland.

Source: Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

COVID-19 test not required

No proof of negative COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
Travelers who are fully vaccinated arriving from selected countries are not required to present a negative COVID-19 test before arrival in Finland.

Travelers coming from a few municipalities in Norway are exempted from having a negative test result before traveling to Finland, regardless of their vaccination status. For more details, please check the source.

Source: Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

Masks are not required

Masks are recommended in some situations
Travelers are required to wear masks on public transportation and in airports, where close contact cannot be avoided.

Source: Finnish Tourism

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate for one of the approved Coronavirus vaccines from this list, Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty, Moderna, Astra Zeneca Vaxzervia, Janssen, BIBP Sinopharm, Covidshield Serum Institute of India, and CoronaVac Sinovac. The certificate must be in a suitable language, such as Finnish, Swedish, or English. Travelers need to have received the last vaccination dose at least 7 days before the travel date. Travelers must have received all the required doses of one of the vaccines listed above to be considered fully vaccinated.

Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations. Combinations of any of the vaccines listed in the link to reach a full vaccination series are approved.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers who are born in 2006 and later.
-Citizens and permanent residents of EU and Schengen countries, provided they have proof of COVID-19 virus recovery from less than 6 months before arrival.

Source: Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
Document: Explore EU Digital COVID Certificate
Document: See approved vaccinations