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🦠 Sweden COVID-19 travel requirements

Last updated: 4 October 2021, 10:58 (GMT +4)

Travel to Sweden

An entry ban is currently in place and remains in effect until 31 October 2021 for non-essential travel to Sweden.

Swedish citizens have an unconditional right to enter Sweden and accordingly will not be affected by the entry ban.

Please refer to the official website for an overview on the entry ban as well as countries exempted from the entry ban.

Further information can be found here.

COVID-19 testing requirements

Foreign nationals aged 18 years and above must provide a negative COVID-19 certificate for a test conducted not more than 72 hours before arrival from the time the test was taken.

An EU COVID certificate or a vaccination certificate issued by an approved facility will be accepted in lieu of a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate. Please refer to the following link for more details on the EU COVID Certificate and approved vaccines. Note that entry restrictions may apply depending on the country you are travelling from.

The above regulations includes citizens falling under the EES - Entry Exit System and passengers transiting to another EES country when their first entry point to EES is Sweden.

Foreigners crossing the border for work purposes/frontier workers need to present a test no older than one week. The test results needs to verify that the traveler does not have an ongoing COVID-19 infection. This can be done with a negative PCR, LAMP or antigen test. The documentation should be in Swedish, English, Norwegian or Danish, and contain the following:

  • Your name,
  • Date and time the test was taken,
  • Type of test (PRC, LAMP or antigen),
  • Test result,
  • Who issued the certificate.

Exemption for the test requirement applies to people under the age of 18, those who live in Sweden and staff in the transport sector.

Other information

For more information please refer to the following links:

Travelling to, from and through Dubai

If you re travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.