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Key Points

  • Border check measures reintroduced for all travelers entering Sweden


On May 6, 2022, the government of Sweden announced that it would reintroduce temporary border check measures that will remain in place until November 11, 2022. Under these measures, travelers, including citizens of a Schengen Area member state, will be required to present proof of a valid passport and visa.

What are the Changes?

The Swedish government reintroduced measures that allow passports and visas to be checked before a traveler enters the country. The government stated that this decision was made due to security concerns.

Looking Ahead

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

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Government Offices of Sweden, Ministry of Justice

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