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Information about COVID-19

 

Information on the changes that apply to entry to Finland during the Covid-pandemic.

If you need information about the Covid-virus, testing requirements, or quarantine, call the Finnish Government's telephone service: +358 295 535 535.

Exceptions to opening hours of border crossing points 

  • At the border crossing points at the land border between Finland and Norway the opening hours for passenger traffic are 9.00–21.00 Finnish time. 
  • At the border crossing points of Karesuvanto, Kolari, Muonio, Pello and Ylitornio at the land border between Finland and Sweden the opening hours for passenger traffic are 7.00–21.00 Finnish time. The Tornio border crossing point is open 24 hours a day.
  • At the border crossing point of Vartius the opening hours for passenger traffic are 8.00-19.00 Finnish time.
  • At the border crossing point of Niirala the opening hours for passenger traffic are 9.00-20.00 Finnish time.
  • At the border crossing points of Nuijamaa and Vaalimaa the opening hours for passenger traffic are 7.00-21.30 Finnish time. The border crossing point of Imatra is closed for passenger traffic.
  • The exceptions to the opening hours do not affect goods traffic.
     

Contact information during pandemic for citizens:

  • Citizen helpline: +358 295 420 100 (Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • [email protected]

Call charges to 0295 numbers

 

Text Telephone counselling 0295535535

General Telephone Service and Chat

On the telephone service of the Digital and Population Data Services Agency (Tel. 0295 535 535) and on chat you can get general information on the coronavirus, coronavirus vaccines, and advice on the use of the Koronavilkku app.

Weekdays 8–21 and on Saturdays 9–15.

The chat on the website of the Finnish Government.  

The service does not provide health advice. If your question concerns a coronavirus infection or your own vaccination, contact a healthcare provider.