Sweden – Covid-19 – Immigration update

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Update : November 04th 2020

Temporary ban on non-essential travel extended until Dec. 22

What is the change?

The government of Sweden has extended its temporary ban on non-essential travel of foreign nationals until Dec. 22. The decision was made to try to slow the spread of COVID-19 infections.

  • Citizens and residents of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are exempt from the ban and can still enter.
  • The ban does not apply to Swedish citizens, foreign nationals with a Swedish residence permit and foreign nationals with an essential reason for travel. Read about all exemptions here.
  • Family members of Swedish nationals, such as spouses, cohabitating partners and children, are also exempt.

The temporary entry ban was first enforced on March 19. It has been extended several times.


Sophie Carlei

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