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Information for travellers in regards to the corona virus (covid-19 pandemic)

Here you will find information about travelling to Sweden as well as restrictions and recommendations when staying in Sweden.

This page was last updated on 27 October.

Travelling restrictions for Sweden

There is a temporary entry ban in place for non-essential travels to the EU via Sweden until 22 December, but travel from another EU country, a country part of the EEA, UK and Switzerland to Sweden is possible.

For more information, please visit:

Visiting Sweden during the covid-19 pandemic (krisinformation.se)

FAQ page of the Swedish Government

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, many businesses in Sweden are open but physical distancing applies and all businesses must take precaution to reduce the risk of spreading covid-19. This involves for example the following:

  • Restaurants, bars and cafés are permitted to operate, if adhering to new legislation (offering table service, adjusted seating, take-away, etc.).
  • Most shops and stores are open but may have limited opening hours.
  • Many museums are open but may have limited opening hours (check opening hours before visiting).
  • Some cinemas and theatres are open (check availability 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.

Read more about what physical distancing means and what measures to take at the covid-19 page of Public Health Agency of Sweden.