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Instructions of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerning seasonal workers no longer in force 

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Publication date 1.7.2022 10.06 | Published in English on 4.7.2022 at 13.59
Press release

The instructions of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry ‘Safe entry of seasonal primary production workers into Finland – instructions for employers’ are no longer applicable. However, the updated guidelines of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare on hygiene related to COVID-19 must be complied with.

Coronavirus COVID19 - Trasnmission and protection (Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare)

Starting from 1 July 2022, no restrictions related to COVID-19 are in force in Finland’s external border traffic (Press release of the Finnish Border Guard 20 June 2022). Seasonal workers are no longer required to fill in the form concerning the necessity of entering the country when they come to Finland. 

Inquiries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry:
Kirsi Heinonen, Senior Ministerial Adviser, tel. +358 50 539 9588

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