Information for travellers in regards to the corona virus (covid-19 pandemic)
This page was last updated on 26 June.
Travelling restrictions for Sweden
There is a temporary entry ban in place for non-essential travels to the EU via Sweden until 7 July, but travel from another EU country, a country part of the EEA, UK and Switzerland to Sweden is possible.
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Sweden currently has no quarantine obligation for travelers. For more information about preventive measures recommended in Sweden, please visit the FAQ page of Public Health Agency of Sweden.
Life in Sweden
In general, the Swedish society has not been closed down to the same extent as many other countries. This involves for example the following:
- Restaurants, bars and cafés are still permitted to operate, if adhering to new legislation (offering table service, adjusted seating, take-away, etc.).
- Many shops and stores are open but may have limited opening hours.
- Most museums and theatres are closed but open-air alternatives may be open (check opening hours before visiting).
- Public transport is in operation, but may be limited. Please check regional services for details and follow the guidelines on domestic travel and public transport.
- National parks are open. For more information, please visit the Swedish National Parks website.
Still, physical distancing applies and all businesses in Sweden must take precaution to reduce the risk of spreading covid-19. Read more about what physical distancing means and what measures to take at the covid-19 page of Public Health Agency of Sweden.