The Swedish government has reintroduced certain border control measures for those entering the country.

Key Points:

  • Until at least Nov. 11, individuals who are traveling to Sweden, including those who are from Schengen Area member states, must have proof a valid passport and visa to enter the country.
  • Swedish authorities reenacted its border control measures in line with the European Commission’s recommendation to increase border security.

Additional Information: More information regarding Sweden’s decision to reintroduce border control measures is available here.

BAL Analysis: Travelers, regardless of their departure country must have a valid passport and visa to enter the country. The Swedish government has reintroduced its border control measures to increase the border security of the country by not allowing individuals to freely move across Schengen Area countries.

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