Current rules and recommendations
Restrictions and prohibitions
Entry ban to Sweden from most countries outside the EU/EEA
A ban on entry to Sweden is in effect for non-essential travel from most countries outside the EU/EEA. The ban does not apply to Swedish citizens, citizens of another EU/EEA country or citizens from a number of exempt countries. Swedish citizens and foreign nationals who are registered in Sweden are always entitled to travel into Sweden.
Read more under International travel, where you will find information about which countries are exempt from the entry ban and what is needed in order to be granted an exemption from the entry ban.
Advice and recommendations
Stay at home if you are ill
Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 should stay at home. Adults and children aged six or over are also recommended to get tested.
There will be new recommendations for testing of Covid-19 from and including 1 November 2021. The recommendations for when you should stay at home will also be changed. Read more about what will apply:
Special advice to those not fully vaccinated
If you are not fully vaccinated, you have a special responsibility. To reduce the risk of spreading infection, you need, if possible, to:
- keep a distance from other people
- avoid close contact with people in risk groups and people who are aged 70 or over.
This advice does not apply to people under18 or people who are advised to not take the vaccine against Covid-19 for medical reasons.
Recommendations when entering Sweden
Everyone who is not fully vaccinated is recommended to get tested for Covid-19 upon entering Sweden.
Information from the Public Health Agency ("Folkhälsomyndigheten") about what applies from 29 September 2021.