Entry restrictions due to COVID-19 to be lifted on 1 July
Restrictions on entry at Finland’s external borders imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted on 1 July 2022. Third-country travellers arriving in Finland will no longer be required to hold vaccination or COVID-19 test certificates, and COVID-19 tests will not be carried out at border crossing points.
Fast track speeds up immigration of experts and growth entrepreneurs
A new fast track service enables specialists, growth entrepreneurs and their family members to obtain a residence permit within 14 days. The service will be launched at the beginning of June. This service pledge is one of the Government's many measures to streamline the immigration of experts.
Finland is preparing to apply for NATO membership
Finland is preparing to apply for membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On 15 May, the Government submitted a report to Parliament on Finland’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and proposed that the President of the Republic decide that Finland will apply for membership in NATO after Parliament has been heard.
.befair - World Bee Day 2022
The Embassy of Finland is excited to partner with our friends at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium for their 2022 .befair on Saturday 21st of May. Throughout the day, our Embassy team will be found at our marquee stall in the grounds of the Belgian Embassy. Come visit us to celebrate World Bee Day and learn what innovative steps Finland is taking to protect our bees and preserve the world’s most northern honey!