Finland opens borders for Ukrainians

Source : 112 Ukraine

The decision will remain until at least August 22; it can be revised and restrictions can be returned if necessary
14:28, 9 August 2021

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On August 9, Finland opened its borders for all Ukrainian travelers no matter whether they completed the vaccination course or not (granted the tourists can provide the relevant test results). Press office of the Finnish government reported that on Monday.

"Since August 9, amendments are made in the original decision dating back to July 15 - starting with lifting of the restrictions for Ukrainian citizens who arrive in Finland from Ukraine", reads the message.

Such conditions will be valid until August 22, when the government is supposed to revise teh situation and could reinstate the restrictions. 

Related: Finland cancels Covid-19 certificates for visitors from several countries

The unrestricted entry to Finland will be possible if the tourist has completed the vaccination course with one of the available drugs: Comirnaty (Pfizer-BionTech), Vaccine Spikevax (Moderna), Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca), Janssen (Johnson&Johnson), BIBP/Sinopharm, Covishield and CoronaVac.

In case a tourist does not provide the full vaccination certificate, he/she will be obliged to pass the Covid tes at the checkpoint border. This does not concern the people who hold the negative result of PCR test for Covid-19 made not later than 72 hours before the arrival, and people who recovered from Covid-19 at least six months earlier and can confirm it with respective certificate.   

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