Coronavirus (Covid-19): Information for visitors


The Covid-19 pandemic affects traveling, accommodation, and other activities in Sweden. Krisinformation.se has compiled information from the authorities about restrictions and regulations you need to be aware of if you are planning a trip to Sweden this summer. Read more about visiting Sweden during the Covid-19 pandemic here.

Please stay safe and follow the guidelines provided by the authorities. Stay at home if you feel unwell, wash your hands often, and keep your distance from other people in public. Together we can slow down the spread of Covid-19.

If you're in Sweden and have questions about the coronavirus please call +46 113 13.
If you're in Sweden and you have questions about coronavirus symptoms you may have, please call the health line 1177 (phone number +461177). The support line is answered and staffed by medical personnel.
You'll find information on Swedish healthcare for visitors on Krisinformation.se (Emergency information from Swedish authorities)

To follow the latest information about the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Sweden, we refer to official information from the Public Health Agency of Sweden folkhälsomyndigheten.se and Emergency information from Swedish authorities krisinformation.se.


Covid-19 test for foreign tourists


Tourists staying in Sweden have the right to urgent, necessary care. Foreign citizens who suspect that they have covid-19 may turn to the nearest Health Care Center in Kalmar County to book a time for sampling. Only people with symptoms will be tested. Symptom-free people will not be provided test for covid-19. No guarantee can be given that sampling can be done and that the answer of the analysis is ready before returning home.


Cancelled events


On March 29, Sweden banned gatherings of more than 50 people. That ban still applies. The Government's decision includes events involving more than 50 people at one and the same time. Museums, schools for younger children and preschools, recreation centers, swimming and sports halls for compound sporting, spontaneous sports, and exercise are excluded. For information on events at Öland, we refer directly to the organizer. Due to the circumstances there might be errors in our event calendar.