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Sweden Travel Restrictions

71,94% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 71,75% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Sweden.

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 South Africa to Sweden

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Sweden.

Details and exceptions
The testing requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers with recognized vaccination certificate.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa 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 South Africa from Sweden

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Sweden must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Sweden are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


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