Covid Update for Sweden
Last update: 15/07/2021
Travel is prohibited from the majority of countries until 31 August 2021. The following exceptions apply: Swedish nationals and their family members; nationals and foreign residents of other EU and EFTA countries and the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) and their family members; passengers arriving from the aforementioned countries; foreign residents of Sweden; British nationals and their family members who have proof that they have applied for residence status and are waiting for their permit; residents of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macao, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the USA; students; military personnel; parents with children under 18 living in Sweden; and children under 18 arriving in Sweden to meet a parent. Expired Swedish passports are accepted to enter the country if accompanied by a valid national ID card or another valid form of identification document. All passengers, even those in transit, must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus antigen, LAMP, PCR, or TMA test result, taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Nationals and residents of Sweden, passengers younger than 18 years old, and merchant seamen are exempt. Other exceptions include passengers who arrive from or have transited through Denmark, Finland, Iceland, or Norway. Travelers over 18 arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or Switzerland can either present a negative test result from within the previous 72 hours, a COVID recovery certificate issued at least 11 days after a positive COVID-19 NAAT test result, or a vaccination certificate proving they received at least 1 dose a minimum of 14 days before arriving in Sweden. Swedish nationals and residents are exempt.