If you are travelling abroad, return to Finland!
Due to the prevailing emergency conditions based on the Emergency Powers Act, the Government has decided to restrict traffic at Finland’s external borders starting on Thursday 19 March at 00.00. Finns travelling abroad are encouraged to return to Finland as soon as possible.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs to arrange three repatriation flights on Friday 27 March
On Friday 27 March 2020, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs together with Finnair will organise three repatriation flights for travellers returning to Finland. The flights will be from Cyprus and Portugal. Tickets for these flights can be bought via Finnair’s ticket sales.
In Cyprus ban on unnecessary movement set from 06.00 pm of March 24, 2020 until April 13, 2020.
The President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades addressed the people of Cyprus on the issue of Coronavirus. Ban on unnecessary movement set from 06.00 pm of March 24, 2020 until April 13, 2020.
Finland suspends the reception and processing of ordinary visa and residence permit applications in the missions
Owing to the coronavirus outbreak, Finland, in line with the rest of the Schengen countries, has suspended the reception of normal visa applications in Finland’s missions with immediate effect from 19 March until further notice.
Cyprus has announced new entry restrictions
The Cypriot authority PIO (Press and Information Office) issued on 15 March a press release listing the categories of travelers who are eligible to enter Cyprus. The current procedure is that travelers in those given categories must have a negative corona test certificate with them upon arrival. Also, all travellers have to spend two weeks in quarantine issued by the cypriot authorities. This rule will come in force on 16.3.2020 at 6 p.m. The press releases can be found in the links below:
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