Visiting Sweden during the covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic affects travelling, accommodation, and other activities in Sweden. Here we have compiled information from the authorities about restrictions and regulations you need to be aware of if you are planning a stay in Sweden.

Travelling to Sweden

There are restrictions as regards travelling from and to Sweden, as well as demand for a negative Covid-19 test for foreigners. See the section about international travel restrictions for details.

Travelling in Sweden

There may be regional recommendations not to travel unnecessarily and if travelling, to do so in a manner that decreases the risk of infection being spread.

Hotels and restaurants

For hotels and accomodation, general restrictions and prohibitions apply. Regarding venues serving food and drink, refer to Restrictions and prohibitions for details. From the 1st of June 2021 new adjusted restrictions will apply.


If you are on a visit in Sweden and become ill or get injured, call 1177 for information about illnesses and about Swedish healthcare. In case of emergency, call 112 for an ambulance.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be reductions in healthcare services because of the handling of Covid-19. Do not visit a health centre (“vårdcentral” or "hälsocentral") if you have any symptoms associated with Covid-19. Instead call 1177 where you will get medical advice from a registered nurse.