The temporary entry ban to Sweden is extended until January 31 2022

The temporary entry ban to Sweden that was put in place due to the covid-19 pandemic has been extended until January 31 2022.

Depending on the development of the epidemiological situation both within and outside the EU, travel restrictions may be eased or reintroduced.

Keep in mind that you will need to verifying the travel restrictions before departure to Sweden or the Schengen area.

It is also important to note that an issued visa is not a guarantee for entry to Sweden or the Schengen area. The Swedish Border Police will determine whether a person meets the entry conditions. This assessment will be made at the border control point.

For updated information on the entry ban to Sweden, and its exemptions, please visit the website of the Swedish Police Authority.

Please note that the Swedish Migration Agency and the Swedish consulates will not be able to do any assessments or answer any additional questions related to the entry ban or exemptions from the entry ban.

Förordning (2020:127) om tillfälligt inreseförbud till Sverige (Ordinance on a temporary entry ban to Sweden, in Swedish) External link, opens in new window.

Information from the Police on how travel to Sweden is affected by the corona pandemic External link, opens in new window.

Questions and answers about the temporary entry ban on the Police Authority's website External link, opens in new window.

Questions and answers about the temporary entry ban on the Government's website External link, opens in new window.