Covid-19

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Latest updates on travelling to Finland (Updated 23.4.2021)

According to the restrictions by the Finnish Government leisure travel to Finland (from countries with more than 25 new cases of the disease per 100 000 persons in the country in the previous 14 days) is not allowed, at least until 9th of February 2021 and until the new health security measures under preparation have been made sufficiently available.

As of 19 September Finland welcomes leisure travellers from countries with maximum of 25 new cases of the disease per 100 000 persons in the country in the previous 14 days without mandatory testing or quarantine. Leisure travel from countries with more than 25 cases / 100 000 persons is not allowed.

Finnish health authorities will review countries’ infection rates weekly. The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare’s traffic light model shows which countries it is possible to travel to Finland from.

23.4. Restrictions on entry extended until 25th May 2021. On 22nd April, the Finnish Government decided to extend the restrictions on entry into the country until 25th May 2021. Read more


The Koronaturvallinenlappi.fi website is maintained by the Lapland Healthcare District, Länsi-Pohja Healthcare District and House of Lapland to provide information about the coronavirus situation in Lapland and related news.

Guidelines for travellers by Finnish institute for health and welfare
Practical information for travellers to Finland by Visit Finland


Guidelines for travellers in Lapland

  • DOWNLOAD THE KORONAVILKKU APP
    Koronavilkku is a contact tracing app produced by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) to help you find out whether you may have been exposed to coronavirus. If you have a coronavirus test and are diagnosed as infected, you can use the app to share this anonymously with those you have been in close contact with. Your privacy is strongly protected.
  • TAKE CARE OF HAND HYGIENE: Make sure you wash or disinfect your hands many times a day. 
  • COUGH IN THE CORRECT WAY: Cough or sneeze into a disposable handkerchief or your own sleeve.
  • FACE MASK: It is recommended to use face mask:
    • In shops, public indoor areas, public transport and other similar situations where close contacts cannot be avoided.
    • Passengers arriving in Finland from a risk area making their way from the place of arrival to quarantine or if they have an urgent reason to spend time outside the home during quarantine.
    • When leaving home for a coronavirus test.
      The use of a face mask shows consideration! 
    • MAINTAIN A SAFE DISTANCE OF 1-2 METRES AT ALL TIMES: 
      Adhere to social distancing rules in shops and public gatherings outdoors and indoors.
    • IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH THE CORONAVIRUS FOLLOW THESE STEPS
    • Anyone with the slightest symptoms of a coronavirus infection are adviced to seek a laboratory test. The symptoms can be: fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, muscle pain, fatigue, runny nose, nausea, diarrhea.
    • NATIONWIDE EMERGENCY NUMBER: 112
    • QUARANTINE: If your coronavirus disease has been confirmed, stay in quarantine for at least 10 days.
    • PLEASE STAY HOME IF YOU’RE SICK,  EVEN IF YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE MILD 

Sea Lapland area belongs to the Länsi-Pohja Hospital District (LSHP) area. The progression of infections is not reported by municipality (Kemi. Keminmaa, Tervola, Tornio and Simo), but at the level of hospital districts.

If you have any questions about Corona prevention precautions from the accommodation or program service company you have booked, please contact the companies directly. 

CANCELLATION OF BOOKINGS

Accommodation, program service products and additional services booked through Visit Sea Lapland: If you fall ill just before the trip we try to postpone the booking or we can cancel it completely and refund the reservation. We only charge a processing fee of 12 €. Any cancellation or transfer inquiries should be emailed to info@visitsealapland.com and we will process the messages as soon as possible.

You can make new reservations in the Visitsealapland.com web shop normally. 

DO YOU SUSPECT AN INFECTION?

If you suspect that you have received a coronavirus while in the Sea Lapland, call Mehiläinen Länsi-Pohja’s coronavirus phone on +358 40 825 1072 (24/7). Do not spread the possible virus by visiting a health center, but wait and follow the instructions you received by phone.

Sea Lapland Travel Ltd customer service serves Mon – Fri 8:00 – 16:00: +358 20 7479 440,  info@visitsealapland.com