En De
Total doses
given
22.8M
People fully
vaccinated
7.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.19%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Movement Restrictions:

21.04.2022

As of 19 October 2020; new general guidelines on everyone's responsibility to prevent covid-19 infection apply. To the previous general councils is added an opportunity to introduce local general restrictions. If an outbreak is taking place in a region; the Swedish Public Health Agency may; after consultation with the region's infection control physician; decide that the local general restrictions come into force in the region or in a part of a region. Examples of local restrictions are that people in the affected area should avoid traveling by public transport; refrain from traveling; refrain from visiting people in risk groups and in special forms of housing for the elderly; refrain from visiting restaurants; gyms or other indoor environments where people gather and if possible; avoid physical contact with people you do not live with.; 01/04/2022 As of 1 April 2022; there is no longer an entry ban to Sweden.;

21.04.2022

Travel only if it can be done in a safe manner. Journeys shall not be carried out unless they can be carried out in a safe manner. For example; it should be possible to isolate yourself in case of illness and to limit one's access to a smaller circle. The risk of congestion is often greater in many tourist resorts; where many people gather on smaller areas; which can make it more difficult to keep distance. This applies; for example; to many mountain resorts and to shops; gas stations and restaurants along the access roads to these areas. The trip shall be planned in such a way as to avoid such situations.; 01/04/2022 There are no travel restrictions.;

30.03.2022

The Government has approved a general entry ban for foreign nationals who cannot present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival no older than 48 hours old. Foreign nationals aged 18 and older are subject to the test requirement; with the exception of certain categories of travellers. The regulations differ depending on whether a person is travelling from a third country or from an EU or Schengen country. There are also separate regulations for travel from Denmark; Norway and the United Kingdom. There is an exemption from the test requirement for people under the age of 18; those who live in Sweden and staff in the transport sector. 01/06/2021: As of 1 June; the Swedish Public Health Agency's recommendation on testing and isolation after arrival for asymptomatic Swedish and foreign citizens traveling into Sweden will expire. ;08/07/2021: For Swedish citizens & residents: there is no requirement for a negative covid-19 test to be allowed to enter the country; but should be tested on arrival and also five days after arrival. They should also isolate themselves for a week after arriving in Sweden. Fully vaccinated people without symptoms are exempted from the recommendation for testing and isolation after arrival in Sweden. For foreign citizens traveling in the EU/EEA: there is a ban on entering Sweden without a vaccination certificate; test certificate or recovery certificate. Does not apply for travellers from Denmark; Finland; Iceland or Norway; 12/07/2021: If you have been outside of Nordic Countries; testing with a PCR test when returning to Sweden applies; even if you do not have symptoms. Previous recommendations for travellers from third countries remain unchanged.; 30/11/2021 Everyone who has been outside the Nordic region for the past seven days should be PCR-tested for covid-19 infection as soon as possible after returning home.;21/12/2021 Travelers must present a Covid certificate in order to travel into Sweden from Denmark; Finland; Iceland and Norway. The requirement will not cover Swedish citizens or permanent residents in Sweden. Travellers are recommended to get tested for covid-19 as soon as possible after arrival in Sweden. This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated people; and even if you have had covid-19 in the last six months. The recommendation also applies to those who have shown a negative test in connection with the entry. Children under preschool age are excluded. However; for people who frequently travel across the Swedish border should test for covid-19 once a week.; 23/12/2021 For entries to Sweden; there is a requirement for a negative Covid test for foreign citizens who do not live in Sweden.; 12/01/2022 The requirement that foreign citizens over the age of 12 must present a maximum of 48 hours old negative Covid test upon entry into Sweden is removed; but Covid certificates (either test; recovery or full vaccination)are reintroduced as a requirement for entry from the age of 18.; 01/04/2022 The entry ban for travelers to Sweden from countries outside the EU / EEA expires on 1 April 2022. This also means that vaccination and test certificates are no longer required for anyone traveling to Sweden.

30.03.2022

14/03/2020 Due to the widespread spread of the new coronavirus and the rapidly changing and uncertain situation prevailing for travelers; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is extending its dissuasion from unnecessary travel to all countries decided on 14 March 2020 to apply until 15 June 2020.;15/07/2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reintroduces a recommendation for Switzerland; which applies from 15 July to 29 July.;29/07/2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has previously advised against unnecessary travel to Andorra; Belgium; France; Greece; Iceland; Italy; Croatia; Monaco; Luxembourg; Poland; Portugal; San Marino; Spain; Germany; Hungary and the Vatican City. For other countries within the EU; EEA and Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom; the dissuasion from unnecessary travel is extended until 12 August 2020.;12/08/2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has previously revoked the advisories against unnecessary travel to Andorra; Belgium; Denmark; France; Greece; Iceland; Italy; Croatia; Luxembourg; Monaco; Norway; Poland; Portugal; San Marino; Switzerland; Spain; the Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary and Vatican City. For other countries within the EU; EEA; Schengen area and the United Kingdom; the advisory against unnecessary travel is extended until 26 August 2020.; 27/08/2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs cancels travel advice for Bulgaria; the Netherlands and Romania. For other countries within the EU; the EEA (European Economic Area) and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom; the dissuasion from unnecessary travel is extended until 9 September 2020.;21/09/2020 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; removes the advice against unnecessary travel to Finland and Slovakia. For other countries within the EU; the EEA (European Economic Area) and the Schengen area; the dissuasion from unnecessary travel is extended until 7 October 2020.;08/10/2020 For unnecessary travel to other countries within the EU; EEA and Schengen; the dissuasion is extended until 21 October 2020.;09/11/2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet; UD) extends its warning against all non-essential travel to countries outside the EU/EEA/Schengen area and the UK. The warning will apply until 31 January 2021.;26/01/2021 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has today decided to extend the dissuasion from unnecessary travel to countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen area until 15 April.;31/03/2021 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has extended the advice against unnecessary travel to all countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen / United Kingdom. The travel advice is valid until 31 May 2021.; 24/05/2021 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to extend the travel advice from unnecessary travel to countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen and the United Kingdom until 1 July.;24/06/2021 The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has extended the advice against unnecessary travel to most countries outside the EU; EEA; Schengen and the United Kingdom. The dissuasion is valid until September 1; 2021.;29/09/2021 The Swedish Public Health Agency recommends that anyone traveling into Sweden from countries outside the Nordic region take a PCR test after arrival. The recommendation covers everyone who is 6 years or older; including Swedish citizens. This applies regardless of whether you have symptoms or not; 28/10/2021: vaccinated people are also asked to test themselves if they get symptoms of COVID-19 within 14 days of entry.; 26/11/2021 Anyone who has been to South Africa; Lesotho; Botswana; Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Namibia or Eswatini (Swaziland) in the last seven days before arriving in Sweden is encouraged to get tested for covid-19 as soon as possible after entry; preferably the same day; and to take a new test after five days. This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated and even if you have had covid-19 in the last six months. Children under preschool age are exempted. After the arrival; travellers are encouraged to stay at home for seven days; regardless of whether they have symptoms or not. This applies even to children regardless of age.; 01/04/2022 The entry ban for travelers to Sweden from countries outside the EU / EEA expires on 1 April 2022. This means that there isn't any travel advice.

30.03.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.; 09/02/2022: The Government's decision does not affect travellers to Sweden from countries outside the EU / EEA. For these travellers; there is a continued entry ban that currently applies until March 31; 2022.; 01/04/2022: The temporary entry ban was introduced in March 2020 in order to prevent the spread of covid-19 has since been extended continuously; but thus ends on 31 March.;

09.02.2022

Recommendation to avoid unnecessary travel within Sweden. Stay at home for Easter.

08.02.2022

31/03/2021 The Government is extending both the ban on entry to Sweden from countries outside the EEA and the requirement for a negative covid test from EEA countries until 31 May.; UPDATE APRIL 12 2021: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has extended the advice against unnecessary travel to all countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen / United Kingdom. The travel advice is valid until 31 May 2021. The travel advice is extended due to the spread of the coronavirus and is valid until 31 May 2021. By unnecessary travel is meant visiting and tourist travel. From 31 March; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has also decided to remove the special advice that applies to travel to Norway and the United Kingdom. This is because it is no longer more unsafe there than in other places in the immediate area; 24/05/2021 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to extend the travel advisory from unnecessary travel until 1 July. The travel advice still applies to most of the world's countries outside the EU / EEA / Schengen and the United Kingdom; 28/05/2021 The travel ban to Sweden for travel from countries outside the EU and the EEA is valid until 30 September.; 24/09/2021 The government is extending the travel ban on entering Sweden from countries within the EU / EEA without a vaccination certificate; negative test certificate or certificate showing that they have recovered from covid-19. The Nordic countries are excluded. From countries outside the EU / EEA; travellers are still only allowed to travel into Sweden if they are covered by one of the exceptions in the entry ban and can also show a negative covid-19 test.; 31/10/2021 The entry ban for traveling to Sweden from countries within the EU / EEA is extended until 30 November 2021.; 30/11/2021 There is a ban on unnecessary travel directly to Sweden from countries outside the EU / EEA and Switzerland. The ban applies to foreign nationals and applies until 31 January 2022.

08.02.2022

On March 17th the Swedish Government decided to restrict non-essential travels to Sweden across an external border; meaning from other countries than the EU/EEA; except the UK or Switzerland. The decision is currently in effect until October 31st 2020; 23/10/2020 To mitigate the effects of the spread of the coronavirus; the government is extending the temporary entry ban until 22 December 2020. As before; the ban applies to all foreign citizens traveling to Sweden from countries other than EU countries; the United Kingdom; Norway; Iceland; Liechtenstein and Switzerland. Swedish citizens are not covered by the ban.

25.02.2021

The government decided on certain restrictions for long-distance public transport. The provisions enter into force on 14 February and apply until the end of May 2021. Anyone who conducts or organizes public transport by bus or train; with a line length exceeding fifteen Swedish miles (=150 km); must take appropriate measures to prevent the spread of infection. The number of passengers on means of transport shall not exceed half of the seats of the means of transport. The players in the industry must; as far as possible; conduct their activities in such a way that congestion is avoided; and that people can keep a safe distance from each other from an infection control point of view.

29.10.2020

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 20 October 2020 to TBD

The Public Health Authority cancels the recommendation of unnecessary travel that applies during the covid-19 epidemic, from June 13. Healthy people can travel freely within Sweden during the summer vacation. The new guidelines apply from 13 June. Additional measures during travel applies to keep social distancing and avoid new social contacts. 18 March: Public Health Agency has issued a recommendation to avoid social contact if you have symptoms or are aged over 70. 25 March: Ban on crowding in restaurants, caffes and bars: there may be no crowding between people in lines, at tables, buffets or bar counters in restaurants, caffes and bars. Also, it is recommended that people over the age of 70 should not be allowed to participate in indoor group activities (sport). 1 April: Ban on visits to all elderly homes to prevent the spread of covid-19 disease. 1 April: Further stricture recommendations for restaurants and shops, assuring distant is kept. Sport training and matches should be held outside without risks for infections if not, cancelled. Organisations should cancel meetings. For transport limited no of passengers. People over the age of 70 and risk groups should not go with public transport and reduce social contact. 18 April: Emergency powers (new law) to be able to take coronary-related decisions quickly by the Government. In force from 18 April until 30 June 26 April: 5 pubs in Stockholm closed due to non respecting rules. 15 June: The ban on visits to the elderly care is extended until 31 August. Announced by government at press conference. 14 July: Clarification on the ban to not visit elderly homes: people tested positive for antibodies are to be exempt from the ban. 30 July: From 1 August, everyone who is resident in Sweden can travel to Denmark if they have what the Danish authorities consider a special reason, or have booked a six nights stay. Further information on Sweden Abroad and the Danish police. 20 August: The ban visiting nursing homes will be extended until September 30 and will be further investigated by the Swedish Public Health Agency and the National Board of Health and Welfare 15/9. The government has decided that the ban on visit to nursing homes will end from 1 October. 05/10: Public Health Agency has issued a recommendation that healthy adults living in the same household as a person with confirmed covid-19 shall receive "rules of conduct" to stay at home by their physician. The length of the stay-at-home period is 7 days after the household member has tested positive for covid-19 (they recommend the persons in the household without symptoms to be tested 5 days after the initial test, but testing procedures/planning is up to the individual regions and based on the specific conditions in in the region). The Government has issued a press release that persons staying at home with someone who has confirmed covid-19 is allowed to apply for allowance to cover for the loss of income during that period. 20/10 Sweden, regional measure. Region Uppsala. Valid from 20/10: The Swedish Public Health Agency and the Public Infection control doctor in the Uppsala Region have decided on stricter general advice for people staying in the county of Uppsala. Measures a) avoid travelling by public transport or other public transport and b) if possible, avoid having physical contact with people other than those you live with. The decision also includes stricter general guidelines for activities - such as shops and sports facilities - and workplaces in Uppsala. More info on https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/nyheter-och-press/nyhetsarkiv/2020/oktober/beslut-om-skarpta-allmanna-rad-i-uppsala-lan/ 27 Oct: The Swedish Public Health Agency and the Public Infection control doctor in Region Skåne Region have decided on stricter general advice. Measures 1) avoid public transport and other shared means of transport. 2) Avoid spending time in indoors environments such as shops, shopping centres, museums, libraries, swimming pools, gyms, etc. 3) Avoid meetings, concerts, shows, sport events, competitions. 4) Avoid physical contacts with anyone expect people you share living with. Exceptions apply. These measures are valid until 17 November, but can be prolonged. Also the rule of maximum 50 persons in gatherings will remain in place in Skåne until 30 November. Info: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/nyheter-och-press/nyhetsarkiv/2020/oktober/beslut-om-skarpta-allmanna-rad-i-skane-lan/ 29 Oct: The Swedish Public Health Agency and the Public Infection control doctors in Regions Stockholm, Västra Götaland and Östergötland have decided on stricter general advice. Measures 1) Avoid spending time in indoors environments such as shops, shopping centres, museums, libraries, swimming pools, gyms, etc. 2) Avoid meetings, concerts, shows, sport events, competitions. 3) Avoid physical contacts with anyone expect people you share living with. Exceptions apply. Also the rule of maximum 50 persons in gatherings will remain in place in these regions and in Uppsala.

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 14 March 2020 to 15 November 2020

information in English available about restrictions and regulations you need to be aware of if you are planning a stay in Sweden this summer on https://www.krisinformation.se/en/summer 14 March: recommendation to cancel all non-essential trips to all countries. Valid until 16 June 19 March: In response to the European Council and Commission's recommendation, the Government has decided to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden. The border is partially closed to all countries except EEA + Switzerland 13 May: Extension of the recommendation from unnecessary travel from Sweden to all countries. Valid until July 15, 2020. 14 May: Extension of decision decided to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden. The border is partially closed to all countries except EEA + Switzerland. Valid until 15 June. 4 June: Seasonal workers in agriculture, forestry and horticulture are added to the list of people who can be exempted from the entry ban (outside Schengen), decision by the Government. Extension of decision decided to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden. The border is partially closed to all countries except EEA + Switzerland. Valid until 30 June. 17 June: Update on international travel restriction. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1) cancels from 30 June the recommendation for unnecessary trips to the following countries: Belgium, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain. For other countries in the EU, EES and Schengen, the recommendation remains until 15 July 2) For trips to countries outside the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area, the recommendation for unnecessary travel is extended until 31 August 2020. 25 June: Extension of decision decided to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden. The border is partially closed to all countries except EEA + Great Britain, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. Valid until 7 July 30 June: Sweden Update under Other international restriction. 30 June Ministry of Foreign Affairs allow travel from Sweden to Belgium, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain(earlier communicated 17/6). The decision also applies to Hungary, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City. Valid from 30/6 2 July: Additional extension of the decision to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden. In line with the new EU recommendations on the travel ban, that meant the decision was eased in several respects. The border is partially closed to all countries except EEA + Great Britain and Switzerland. Decision in force from 4 July and valid to 31 Aug 2020. 14 July: Ministry of Foreign Affairs withdraws the recommendation for non-essential travelling to Andorra, Poland and Germany. However, Switzerland has been put back on the list of countries for which non-essential travel is not recommended. Updated list of countries for which the recommendation for non-essential travel has been revoked: Andorra, Belgium, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Vatican City. Valid from 15 July to 29 July. 17 July: Modification of the list of countries exempted from the temporary travel ban to Sweden, new list (valid from 19 July): EEA countires, Great Britain, Switzerland + Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, Marocco, New Zeeland, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. 29 July: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs withdraws the recommendation for non-essential travelling from Sweden to Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Updated list of countries for non-essential travel in Europe are: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia and Austria, and Great Britain. Measure valid until 12 August. 3 July: The government announces that from 5 August, those who live in Algeria may no longer travel into Sweden. 12 August: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs lifts the advice against unnecessary trips to Liechtenstein and Austria from 12/8. This implies that countries that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against travelling to within the EU, EEA (European Economic Area) and the Schengen area are currently the following: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia. This advice is valid until until 26 August 2020. Complete list of countries on https://www.regeringen.se/uds-reseinformation/ud-avrader/ 13 August: The government announces that from 15 August, those who live in Morocco may no longer travel into Sweden. 27 August: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs lifts the advice against unnecessary trips to Bulgaria, the Netherlands and Romania valid from 27/8. This implies that countries that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against traveling to within the EU, EEA (European Economic Area) and the Schengen area, are currently the following: Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Slovenia, Slovakia. This is valid until 9 September. 27 August: For all countries outside of the EU, EEA, Schengen and UK, the advice against unnecessary trips is extended to 15 November. 27 August: Extension of decision to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden from non-EEA countries until 31 October. Exceptions apply for travelers from: Australia, Georgia, Japan, Canada, New Zeeland, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. 9 September: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs lifts the advice against unnecessary trips to Cyprus, valid from 10/9. This implies that countries that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against traveling to within the EU, EEA (European Economic Area) and the Schengen area, are currently the following: Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Slovenia, Slovakia. This is valid until 23 September. 14 September: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, removes the advice against unnecessary travel to the United Kingdom. The decision applies from 14/9 22 September: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, removes the advice against unnecessary travel to Finland and Slovakia. The decision applies from 21/9 09 October: The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, removes the advice against unnecessary travel to Malta and Slovenia. The decision applies from 08/10.