International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Venezuela to Sweden.

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Changed
Cases Per Million
206.66
Decreased by33.73
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
75.12%
Increased by0.51%
at 12/7/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

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

Sweden applies entry requirements according to the last country you enter from, even if this is only a transit country. Please check the entry requirements from the last country you enter Sweden from as well.

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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.
  • Residents of exempted countries;
  • Fully vaccinated travelers with vaccine certificates issued in an approved country.

Please check our source for more detailed information about exemptions.

Start Date
11/8/2021
Changed

Before You Leave

Possible

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

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

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
Relevant Documents and Resources
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Morocco, Monaco, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, and 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, Janssen, Sinopharm, and Sinovac. 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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Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

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

Start Date
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While You're There

Recommended

Masks are recommended on public transportation

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Description

Travelers are recommended to wear masks on public transportation.

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Sweden.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
206.66
Decreased by33.73
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
4.30%
Increased by-0.60%
at 11/28/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
75.12%
Increased by0.51%
at 12/7/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
7,632,138
Increased by51,477
at 12/7/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.50
Increased by-0.02
at 12/4/2021

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

Local Guidelines

All COVID-19 guidelines have been lifted in Sweden, but they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Although all guidelines are lifted, organizers of indoor and outdoor public or social events may require proof of vaccination in order to participate. Further details can be found at https://www.krisinformati...
Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

Status
Not required
Severity
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Face masks are not required.

Public transportation

Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Status
Open
Severity
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Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Status
Open
Severity
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Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Status
Open
Severity
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Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Status
Open
Severity
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Shops are open as usual.

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