Summary

COVID-19 entry restrictions for Sweden

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Sweden’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting. If you will pass through a red list country, book your hotel quarantine package before travelling to the UK.

If you’re planning travel to Sweden, find out what you need to know about COVID-19 pandemic there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

There are rules about taking food and drink into the EU. See Taking food and drink into the EU for further information.

More than 850,000 British nationals visit Sweden from the UK each year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you’re living in or moving to Sweden, visit our Living in Sweden guide in addition to this travel advice.

Border controls are in place in Sweden for people travelling from Denmark via the Öresund crossing and arriving on ferries from Denmark and Germany. See Border controls.

Check Sweden’s Public Health Agency website for up to date information in English about the COVID-19 pandemic in Sweden. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, Sweden’s Public Health Agency advises calling the national health hotline on +46 771 1177. For general information on developments in Sweden related to the COVID-19 pandemic call national crisis hotline +46 77 33 113 13.

If you need to contact the emergency services in Sweden call 112.

Terrorist attacks in Sweden cannot be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.