There is a ban on non-essential travel to Sweden from countries outside the EU until 22 December. The ban excludes Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the UK, as well as Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Also excluded are foreigners coming to Sweden to study and certain highly skilled professionals. The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs advises against non-essential travel to the following EU countries until 4 November: Estonia, Ireland, Latvia and Lithuania; as well as to countries outside the EU, EEA, Schengen or the UK until 15 November. For more information on how the coronavirus/Covid-19 is affecting Sweden, please go to krisinformation.se, official emergency information from Swedish authorities.

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Information about Sweden in other languages

If you want to find publications about Sweden in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish, visit the Swedish Institute’s site Sharing Sweden.

You will also find information about Sweden in Arabic, Chinese and Russian on ar.sweden.sesweden.cn and ru.sweden.se, respectively.

For information about the Swedish language, please to go svenskaspraket.si.se. To start learning Swedish, go to learningswedish.se or download our app for Android or iPhone.

Beyond the web, you can also contact the nearest Swedish embassy or consulate for more information about Sweden.