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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in Finland starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Finland. All tourists entering Finnish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Finnish authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Israel who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Israeli citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Travelers who arrive from outside the European Union by air or sea can bring duty-free goods up to the value of €430 without declaring to customs authorities (if arriving from outside the EU by car or train the value is €300).

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), smoking tobacco (250g).
  • Alchohol: Spirits over 22% (1L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (2L), non-sparkling wine (4L), beer (16L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Finland with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Joint passports must contain a photo of each child over seven years of age and up to 15 years. In this case, a photo identification card showing child's name, date of birth and nationality should be presented together with the passport.

List of Israeli diplomatic offices in Finland

Embassy of Israel in Helsinki, Finland

Address: Yrjonkatu 36 A, 00100 Helsinki, FinlandCheck on map

Phone: +358 (0)9- 6812020

Fax: +358- (0)9 - 1356959



Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 13:00

List of Finnish diplomatic offices in Israel

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Jerusalem, Israel

Address: 19 King David Street, 94101Check on map

Phone: (972-2) 623 4258

Fax: (972-3) 548 0107

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Haifa, Israel

Address: Zim Israel Navigation Co. Ltd., 9 Andrei Sakharov Street, Matam, Postal address:Honorary Consulate of Finland, P.O.B. 1723, 31016

Phone: +972-4 865 2150

Fax: +972-4 865 2744

Honorary Consulate of Finland in Tel Aviv, Israel

Address: Honorary Consulate of Finland, 18 Michael Neeman Blvd, Apartment 14, 4th Floor, Neeman Towers, 69581

Phone: (972-3) 684 4501

Fax: (972-3) 684 4585


Embassy of Finland in Israel

Address: 9th floor, Kanion Ramat Aviv, Einstein Street 40, Postaddress: Embassy of Finland, P.O. Box 39666, 61396

Phone: +972-3-745 6600

Fax: +972-3-744 0314


Office Hours: Office hours: Mon-Thu 8.15-16.15, Fri 8.15-15.00 Customer Service: Mon-Fri 9.00-12.00

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About Finland

Capital: Helsinki
  • Finnish 94.2%;
  • Swedish 5.5%;
  • Other (small Sami and Russian speaking minorities) 0.2%;

Area: 337,030 KM2
Population: 5,244,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +358

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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