The Swedish government has announced that it will lift its entry ban on countries from outside the EU and European Economic Area (EEA) in April.

Key Points:

  • Beginning April 1, travelers from outside the EU and EEA will no longer face any COVID-19 related entry requirements when entering Sweden.
  • Travelers from outside EU, and EEA will no longer be required to have proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival.

Additional Information: As of Feb. 9, Swedish authorities had lifted COVID-19 entry requirements for EU, EEA and Nordic countries. More information regarding Sweden’s decision to lift the entry ban is available here.

BAL Analysis: The ban on entry into Sweden from countries outside the EU and EEA will end on April 1.The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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