International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Sweden From Åland Islands is Restricted

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Most travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Sweden.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Swedish citizens;
  • Citizens of another EEA state, Switzerland, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, or the Vatican;
  • Residents of Sweden or another EU country;
  • UK citizens who are holding or have applied for residence status;
  • Individuals holding a residence permit or right to reside in Sweden or another EEA state, holders of a national (class D) visa for Sweden, or a national (class D) visa valid for more than three months in another EEA country, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland or the Vatican;
  • Individuals with a documented family connection to a Swedish citizen, EEA citizen, or a foreigner holding residence permit, residence status, or national (class D) visa in Sweden or an EEA country.
  • Travelers that are fully vaccinated and hold a vaccine certificate from a so-called approved country.

Please check our source for more detailed information about exemptions.

Start Date
10/4/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must bring proof of vaccination or may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

The vaccine certificate needs to contain the holder's identity information, and the covid vaccine administered, and the number of doses given.

Only vaccines certificates issued in the EU/ EEA or in Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Morocco, Monaco, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City will be accepted.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate or NHS COVID Pass may use it to present proof.

Vaccines accepted are Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Janssen. For more details, please see the source.

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The requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
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In Transit

Possible

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results may be required for vaccinated travelers

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Travelers with a vaccination certificate recognized by Sweden are not required to present a pre-departure COVID-19 test. Only vaccination certificates issued in certain countries are considered valid, please verify the proof of vaccination requirements for more details.

Travelers without a vaccination certificate recognized by Sweden must have a negative COVID-19 (PCR, LAMP, TMA, or antigen) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Sweden.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18;
  • Swedish citizens and residents;
  • Travelers with a certificate of recovery or vaccination recognized by Sweden;
  • Travelers with imperative family reasons;
  • Travelers in need of international protection or with other humanitarian grounds.

Travelers entering Sweden regularly for work or study will have to present a test no older than 1 week.

Please see the source for more information about exemptions.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
  • A Lamp Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
  • A Tma Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers are not required to self-quarantine on arrival in Sweden.

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While You're There

Recommended

Masks are recommended on public transportation

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Travelers are recommended to wear masks on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Sweden.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
58.79
Increased by-0.23
at 10/14/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.00%
Increased by0.00%
at 10/10/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
70.92%
Increased by0.22%
at 10/14/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
7,205,874
Increased by23,070
at 10/14/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.02
Decreased by0.02
at 10/12/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

All COVID-19 guidelines have been lifted in Sweden, but they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Further details can be found at https://www.krisinformati...
Last Checked
10/13/2021

Use of mask

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Not required
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Face masks are not required.

Public transportation

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Operating
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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Open
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Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

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Open
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Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

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Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

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Open
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Shops are open as usual.

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