Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers
To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. The Government today decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. Today's decision was taken following a Council of the European Union recommendation.
The MFA has extended the advice against travel to countries outside the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area until 31 August, and will remove the advice against travel to a number of countries in the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area as of 30 June
Questions and answers – temporary entry ban to the European Union via Sweden
On 17 March, the Government decided to temporarily ban non-essential travel to Sweden from all countries except European Union Member States, the United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The entry ban was introduced following a call by the European Council and European Commission with the aim of mitigating the effects of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and reducing the outbreak of COVID-19. The ban has been in effect since 19 March following a recommendation by the Commission. It has now been extended until 30 June.
Netiquette for the Government Offices’ social media accounts
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Important information about the COVID-19 pandemic: Flights
All passenger flights to and from Mozambique have been cancelled from the 12th of May til the 29th of June. Ethiopian airlines are planning to go back to service the 1st of July. The TAP flight scheduled for the 7th of June is cancelled and TAP will start flying again on the 15th of July as earliest. Contact the companies for more information.
For recent information on COVID-19 and the Swedish Government's travel recommendations to the Swedish community, visit the travel information section on our website (in Swedish).
Due to the Corona pandemic, it is no longer possible to apply for or issuing of visas for travels to Sweden in Mozambique. Hence applicants are referred to the Embassies of Sweden that issues visas in Africa: Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria and Embassy of Sweden in Addis Abeba.
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