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Finland expects cross-border traffic to increase after deregulating borders

Ministry The Interior has announced that all immigration restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic will be lifted on June 30 at the Finnish border.

Therefore, travelers from outside the EU and from non-Schengen countries do not need to have a coronavirus vaccination certificate or a negative test result to enter Finland and must be tested for coronavirus disease. There is no.

“Health authorities have determined that there are no remaining health reasons for border restrictions,” he reads. press release Published by the Ministry of Interior.

Domestic border control, a health and safety measure affecting passengers from other parts of the EU or the Schengen area, was lifted earlier this year.

According to the ministry, the removal of regulations at external borders is expected to encourage increased traffic from third countries, including the eastern border. The amount depends on factors such as the willingness of the Russian people to travel and the number of valid visas.

The Home Office also said it was unaware of the cross-border traffic restrictions that Russia could impose after June 30.

Aleksi Teivainen – HT

https://www.helsinkitimes.fi/finland/finland-news/domestic/21783-finland-expects-up-tick-in-cross-border-traffic-after-lifting-restrictions-at-external-borders.html Finland expects cross-border traffic to increase after deregulating borders

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