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08.06.2021Passenger Services

Passengers to Finland may present now a vaccination certificate at the check-in

From Tuesday, June 8, 2021, all at least 16-year-old passengers travelling to Finland may present a vaccination certificate at the check-in in Travemünde or Kapellskär. If the passenger has not been vaccinated at least once, he may still present a negative coronavirus test result or a certificate of recovery from the covid-19-disease. In addition, to Finland travelling passengers must observe entry restrictions until 27 June 2021. For the time being, there is also a compulsory health examination at the arrival port in Finland for all passengers born before 2005.
 

At the check-in in Travemünde or Kapellskär, all at least 16-year-old passengers need to present

  • a negative covid-19 test certificate (max. 72 hours old),
  • a certificate of covid-19 vaccination (given at least 14 days before, 2-dose vaccines: only 1st dose required), or
  • a medical certificate of recovery from COVID-19 disease (max. 6 months old).

The covid-19 certificate requirement also applies to Finnish citizens and residents of Finland, but it does not apply to persons travelling from Sweden to the Åland Islands.

Check detailed instructions and frequently asked questions on the website of the Finnish Shipowners' Association.