COVID-19 infections on the rise for the whole of July in all of Finland
The epidemic is still spreading among young adults. During week 29 more than half of all infections were detected among those aged between 10-29, especially in the age group of 18-21. 5952 people were quarantined, which is about the same amount of people as the previous week.
Protocol no. 15 to the European Convention on Human Rights enters into force on 1 August 2021 – the period for submitting an application to the European Court of Human Rights will be reduced to four months after a transition period
Entry into Finland allowed from 26 July onwards with proof of full vaccination
Starting on Monday 26 July 2021, people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to enter Finland from all countries. A list of approved vaccines is available on the website of the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). In addition, cruise ship passengers arriving from an EU or Schengen country will be allowed to disembark. Please note that proof of recovery from COVID-19 is acceptable justification for entry into the country only for citizens and residents of EU and Schengen countries.
Press release by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland
All three types of EU Digital COVID Certificate now available in My Kanta Pages
The Programme of Prime Minister Sanna Marin's Government "Inclusive and competent Finland – a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable society" was submitted to Parliament in the form of a Government statement on 10 December 2019.
Information about Brexit
The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union entered into force in full on 1 January 2021. This page provides information on the new EU–UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the withdrawal agreement and things that will change for citizens and businesses due to the UK’s exit from the EU.
Suomi.fiThe Suomi.fi Web service offers public administration customers a single point of access to services and to the customer's own information and electronic messages.
Finland forwardWe are inviting everyone to participate in a communications effort aiming to strengthen people’s confidence in their ability to manage their lives and promote trust in institutions and communities.
ThisisFinlandThe renewed thisisFINLAND website, the country brand’s main communications channel, tells about Finland’s strengths, Finnish culture and the Finnish people in seven languages.
Team FinlandTeam Finland network provides businesses with a smooth service chain, ranging from advice services to funding. The network offers tailor-made service packages for companies' internationalisation needs based on the services provided by the network actors.
Public Service InfoPublic Service Info directs you to the right service, provides support for e-services, and answers general questions about public services.
The term ‘Government’ refers to the Government of Finland which consists of a prime minister and a required number of ministers. It also denotes a decision-making body consisting of the government plenary session and the ministries.
Government in office
On 10 December 2019, the President of the Republic appointed Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Government, which is Finland’s 76th government. Marin’s Government is formed by the Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Greens, the Left Alliance and the Swedish People's Party of Finland. The Government has 19 ministers.
It is possible to search information on the Finnish Governments, their compositions and Government Programmes throughout Finland’s independence – as of 1917. Information is also available on the Governments' terms of office, on the types of Government and on the political parties within the Government.