Guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Sweden if we leave the EU with no deal.
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The UK will leave the EU on 31 October. This page tells you how to prepare for Brexit. It will be updated if anything changes, including if a deal is agreed.
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If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the UK will not have a free trade agreement with the EU or any individual member countries, including Sweden.
Tariffs and quotas
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the EU’s Most Favoured Nation terms will apply to exports from the UK to Sweden.
Check Sweden’s import tariffs and quotas under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on the Market Access MAP website.
Exporting processes will change. When you export to EU countries, you will need to follow the processes that currently apply to trading with non-EU countries.
Find out how exporting to EU countries will change.
The export licensing regulations for controlled goods will be affected.
Controlled goods include:
- military items
- dual-use items (items with both civil and military uses)
Find out how export licensing for controlled goods will change.
New rules will apply if you sell services in Sweden. Affected areas include:
- cross-border trade
- the structure of your business
- business travel and visa requirements
- recognition of professional qualifications
- data protection
Find out how providing services to Sweden will change.
The rules for travel to most countries in Europe will change if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
If your adult passport was issued over 9 years ago, you may be affected.
Check your passport is still valid with our tool before booking travel.
Find out about the passport validity rules.
Sanctions and embargoes
Exports of certain categories of product to some countries are subject to embargoes or sanctions.
Find out about the new sanction and embargo regulations.
Get in touch with DIT:
- to find a trade office near you
- for Brexit enquiries
- for support with exporting from the UK
Export opportunities and advice
Find more export advice and explore opportunities overseas on great.gov.uk.