Open with restrictions

Sweden Travel Restrictions

70.92% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 70.70% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Sweden for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Sweden entry details and exceptions

Diplomats, border workers, healthcare professionals, transport personnel, relief workers, and travelers visiting for urgent family reasons may enter Sweden.


Outgoing travel to SwedenTravelling from New Zealand to Sweden

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Sweden.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

The testing requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers with recognized vaccination certificate.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Sweden.

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers are recommended to self-quarantine upon arrival for at least 7 days and undergo COVID-19 testing.

Quarantine recommendation does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers with recognized vaccination certificate.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Sweden

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Sweden must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Sweden will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Sweden with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Sweden is recommended on public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Sweden are open with restrictions. Bars in Sweden are open with restrictions.