After vaccination

When can I see my grandchildren after being vaccinated? Will I get a certificate for travelling? Read the recommendations for those who have been vaccinated.
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If you have been vaccinated

Two weeks after the second dose, people who have been vaccinated have good protection against serious illness. 

After two weeks, someone who has been vaccinated with a second dose may:

  • meet indoors with others from a few different households.
  • shop in stores, but may not cause crowding for others.
  • socialise with children and grandchildren indoors without maintaining social distance, on the condition that no one displays any symptoms.
  • Vaccinated persons in elderly care can leave their homes and visit relatives.

Protect others

There is a chance you might still get or spread Covid-19 even if you have had the vaccine. This means the basic advice still applies to everyone:

  • stay home if you are ill
  • wash your hands
  • keep your distance
  • get a PCR test if you have symptoms

Symptoms after vaccination

If you get symptoms within the first 24 hours after having been vaccinated against Covid-19 you do not need to take a PCR test. Stay at home and avoid meeting others as long as you have any symptoms. If the symptoms last longer than 24 hours, you need to take a test.  

Information about side-effects

Information about testing

Digital Covid Certificate

Digital Covid Certificate is a free of charge digital certificate that shows you have been vaccinated against covid-19. The idea is that it should facilitate travel abroad inside the EU. In Sweden, it is the Swedish eHealth Agency that is responsible for the e-service Digital Covid Certificate.

EU’s Digital COVID Certificate