Travel Documents: EU-nationals to enter Finland just need to be in possession of an identity card or passport. Minors may enter Finland if they have their own passport / identity card. For nationals of most countries the required travel document for entry in Finland is a valid passport. For some countries a visa is required for stays longer than 90 days.
Driving License: To drive in Finland you must have your National driving license.
Car Insurance: To drive your own car in Finland you must have a valid European insurance.
For the documents needed to travel to Finland we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
FINLAND HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Health Care: Health facilities in Finland are excellent. European citizens can use Finnish public health care presenting the European Health Insurance Card. A travel and health care insurance is always advisable.
Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required.
FINLAND MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialling code for Finland is 00358.
Mobile Telephones: GSM 900 and 1800 MHz covering the entire country. All GSM-enabled phones for making calls abroad can be used without problems. There are international roaming agreements with most mobile phone company. The coverage is good.
Mobile telephone operators: Telia, Elisa, DNA.
Internet: There are numerous Internet cafes. In the city of Helsinki there are also many booths for public access to the Internet.
FINLAND POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: The electricity supply in Finland is 230 volts AC, 50 Hz.
Electrical plugs and sockets: The power plugs and sockets used in Finland are those of type C and F. Both power plugs and sockets are like those used in the rest of continental Europe.
FINLAND CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: The national currency of Finland is Euro (EUR).
Banks Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 16.15 (changes are possible). Closed Saturday and Sunday.
FINLAND TYPICAL PRODUCTS
Among the typical Finnish products remind, the objects of design in general, including ceramics, glass, wooden objects and textiles. Salmon (smoked, as well as other fish), reindeer meat smoked and non-smoked, cheese, chocolate, Arctic berries, vodka and liqueurs based on wild berries.