Embassy of Finland, Brussels
Changes to travel recommendations: exercise special caution when travelling to the EU and the Schengen area
Exercise special caution when travelling to the EU and the Schengen area. Avoid unnecessary travel to countries outside the EU and the Schengen area, except for countries for which the restrictions on entry have been lifted. If you still decide to travel, always check before travelling the current coronavirus and entry restrictions from the authorities of the country of your destination.
Consultation by the European Commission on online visa application process
Respond to the European Commission’s questionnaire on an online visa application process.
Business travel during COVID-19: topical information about entry restrictions on the websites of Finnish missions abroad
The exceptional circumstances of 2020 showed in consular assistance
In 2020, the Unit for Consular Assistance provided nearly twice as much guidance compared to the previous year. In the spring, during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, personal guidance and advice were given to tens of thousands of travellers stranded abroad. Thousands of travellers were assisted in returning to Finland after air traffic ground to a sudden halt.