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Coronavirus: Information for visitors

Publish date: 9 February 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic affects traveling to Sweden. has compiled information from the authorities about restrictions and regulations you need to be aware of if you are planning a trip to Sweden.

Since February 9 2022, the Swedish government has decided to lift previous restrictions. This means that restaurants and bars, concert and event venues, shops, and museums no longer need to impose restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We refer to for updated information, should the situation change.

Travel to Stockholm

Currently, there is a travel ban on non-essential travel from outside of 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. Read more info here. This entry ban is in effect until further notice.

Foreign nationals traveling to Sweden from countries outside of the EU/EEA must show evidence of a negative test of Covid-19, no older than 72 hours. More information in Swedish at

For more information about preventive measures recommended in Sweden, please visit the FAQ page of the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

National advice and recommendations

  • Get vaccinated if you can: The Swedish Public Health Agency recommends that everyone aged 12 and older be vaccinated against covid-19. It reduces the risk of serious illness and death.
  • Stay home if you have symptoms: Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 should stay at home and avoid close contact with others if you are ill with symptoms of Covid-19.
  • Special advice to those not vaccinated: Not being vaccinated increases the risk of serious illness from Covid-19. To avoid becoming infected, people who are unvaccinated should be extra careful and avoid crowded indoor environments.

Information and guidance:

To follow the latest information about the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Sweden, we refer to official information from the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) and (Emergency information from Swedish authorities).

If you're in Sweden and have questions about the coronavirus please call +46 113 13. If you're in Sweden and you have questions about coronavirus symptoms you may have, please call the Stockholm Region health line 1177 (phone number +461177). The support line is answered and staffed by medical personnel.

You'll find information on Swedish healthcare for visitors at (Emergency information from Swedish authorities).

Together we can slow down the spread of Covid-19.