Sweden: Amendments to the Entry Ban

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Fully vaccinated travelers with vaccination certificates issued in Togo will be permitted to enter Sweden 
  • Travelers from Namibia will not be permitted to enter Sweden, regardless of vaccination status   


The government of Sweden will adopt amendments to its temporary entry ban. Beginning 7 Dec. 2021, fully vaccinated travelers from Togo will be exempt from certain temporary entry restrictions and COVID-19 testing requirements when entering Sweden. Vaccination certificates issued in Togo will be accepted as equivalent to the EU Digital COVID Certificate. Additionally, travelers residing in Namibia will no longer be permitted to enter Sweden.  

What are the Changes? 

Fully vaccinated travelers from Togo will be permitted to enter Sweden and will not have to undergo COVID-19 testing. Travelers from Namibia will not be permitted to enter Sweden beginning 7 Dec. 2021. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.