Embassy of Finland, Cairo
Travel restrictions are further relaxed but non-essential travel should still be avoided
Finland allows recreational travel to Finland from those European countries where the number of coronavirus infections is at a sufficiently low level. People are able to travel to these countries and to return to Finland from them without self-isolation. On 15 June, the restrictions on non-essential travel were lifted for Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Norway and will be lifted on 13 July for Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Malta, the Netherlands, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, and the Vatican.
Q&A about travelling and coronavirus
We have put together frequently asked questions with answers about travel and coronavirus.
Customer service of the Embassy is partly opening in July
Customer service of the Embassy is partly opening, starting on 13 July. You can make appointments for renewing Finnish passports, legalizations, identifying/submitting a residence permit for work in Finland or based on family ties or for studies (Only for students who are going to have contact teaching during autumn semester) . Appointment system: https://online.vfsglobal.com/FinlandAppt.
Government plans to lift restrictions on tourism
The Government plans to lift the internal border control from 13 July for those countries where the incidence of COVID-19 is at a sufficiently low level. Based on the current development of the epidemic, internal border control could be lifted for the following countries: Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland.