Embassy of Finland, The Hague
County elections: 2,923 persons voted in advance abroad
In Finland’s first county elections, a total of 2,923 persons voted in advance at Finland’s missions abroad. The number of advance voters abroad was approximately eight per cent higher than in the 2021 municipal elections.
Advance voting in Finnish county elections 2022 in The Netherlands
Finland’s county elections will be held on Sunday 23 January 2022. In The Netherlands advance voting will take place in The Hague 12–15 January. Eligible voters staying abroad during the advance voting period and on election day may also vote in advance by post from abroad.
Internal border control reinstated for traffic between Finland and all Schengen countries on 28 December — travellers are advised to check the guidelines
The Government decided to reintroduce internal border control at Finland’s borders starting on Tuesday 28 December. The Government decided on the new restrictions at its session on 28 December. The decision will remain in force until 16 January 2022.
Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on travel
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected tourism in many ways, and even experienced travellers may encounter unexpected situations. We recommend that you plan and find out about matters in advance to make sure that your journey proceeds as planned. The Consular Services of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs approaches travellers in a letter with a number of tips on how to cope in various situations.