What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Finland?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Finland.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Finland:

  • Hepatitis-B


Other health risks: H1N1 virus (Swine Flu)


What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Finland?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical amenities and staff service is excellent.
  • Some pharmacies have 24 hr service.
  • Some hospitals also honour credit card payment.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Finland and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Finland.

Health tips while travelling to Finland:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Finland. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Finland.

Also Read: Customs followed in Finland

Last update on January 24, 8:19 pm by Nidhi S.