Traffic restrictions in Finland and France
21 July, 2020duguech
With the relaxation of restrictive measures on movement and displacement caused by the Covid-19, many people wonder if they will be able to travel. At Duguech & Dip you can find out about movement restrictions in the European Union.
- You can travel to Finland if you come from an EU country or from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Restrictions for air traffic have been lifted between Finland and Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. For all other countries, they continue until July 14.
- The only direct connection of international rail traffic is with Russia. Train connections will be allowed when restrictions on travel from non-Schengen countries are lifted.
- Only essential international travel is permitted at this time, and a two-week self-quarantine is recommended to travelers.
- Travel within Finland is allowed as long as the distance and safety conditions are respected.
- Non-essential shops, as well as tourist places, museums, bars and restaurants are open, but distance measures must be followed.
- Currently there is no confined risk area in Finland
- You can travel to France if you come from an EU country or from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
- Mandatory quarantine will be required when traveling abroad, voluntary for UK travelers and not required for EU and Schengen travelers.
- EU / EEA nationals, as well as partners and children, can transit within France. Third-country nationals with a valid European residence permit or long-term residence visa transiting through France to their domicile in an EU / EEA country.
- International transit of foreigners must be less than 24 hours and is authorized provided that the traveler has travel documents to the final destination. In the case of third-country nationals, they are not authorized to enter France.
- There is no mandatory quarantine for travelers from the EU, the Schengen area and the United Kingdom who enter by land by car or caravan.
- Non-essential shops, as well as tourist places, museums, bars and restaurants are open, but distance measures must be observed.
- Currently there is no confined risk area in France. Restrictions for specific areas of the country can be reinstated at any time should the epidemiological situation worsen.
If you have questions regarding mobility restrictions in the European Union, contact Duguech & Dip, we will be happy to help you.
This information does not constitute legal advice under any circumstances, serving only for informational purposes. In case you need professional services in the field of Global Immigration and Mobility, contact us.
* It must be taken into account that the regulations of any of the countries analyzed, as well as the established procedures, may change at any time and without prior notice.
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