Travel Updates for Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark

Latest Travel Updates for Sweden, Finland and Norway. Photo: Niki Bates, Nature Travels.

Last updated: 10th May 2022.

NB: While we make every effort to ensure that information given below is current and regularly updated, Nature Travels accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided here. The guidance for and status of travel to/from a particular destination is often complex and may change quickly. It is the responsibility of the person(s) travelling to check the latest regulations both in the country you are travelling from (and other countries you may be travelling through en route) and in your destination country and how they apply to you, to ensure it is possible for you to travel and that you are not travelling against official advice (which may invalidate your travel insurance and could create other difficulties).

If you need to take a COVID test before travelling to or from your destination, you may find our blog article on COVID-19 testing for travel of help when making your plans.

Definition of “fully vaccinated”:

  • If relevant for the destination you are visiting, please ensure that you refer to official information to confirm whether your vaccination status qualifies you as “fully vaccinated” (for example, if a booster is required or that your vaccinations are still within any required validity period).

For UK travellers:

  • There are no longer any requirements for fully vaccinated travellers to take a COVID test either before or after returning to the UK from any of our destinations.
  • There are no longer any requirements for fully vaccinated travellers to take a COVID test to enter any of our destinations.

Summary:

Can I travel to Sweden at the moment?
  • Yes. Sweden is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.
  • UK travellers: Sweden is on the UK Green list.
Can I travel to Finland at the moment?
  • Yes. Finland is open to fully vaccinated travellers from all countries with no requirements for testing. Children born 2007 or later are exempt from requirements for vaccination and testing if travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian.
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, entry may either not be permitted or some other requirements/restrictions may apply depending on the country you are travelling from.
  • Finland accepts the NHS COVID Pass as proof of vaccination and is on the UK Green list.
Can I travel to Norway at the moment?
  • Yes. Norway is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.
  • UK travellers: Norway is on the UK Green list.
Can I travel to Denmark at the moment?
  • Yes. Denmark is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.
  • UK travellers: Denmark is on the UK Green list.

In Detail:

Travelling from your home country

For travellers not from the UK:

For our many guests who travel with us to Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark from outside the UK, please check travel information from the relevant authorities in your country.

See below for information on Entering Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

For travellers from the UK:

See below for information on Entering Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

UK National Measures:

  • Before/after returning to the UK: There are no requirements for travellers to take a COVID test either before or after returning to the UK from any of our destinations, regardless of vaccination status. Travellers are no longer required to complete a Passenger Locator Form.
  • See information from the UK government on entry to the UK.

England:

International leisure travel is permitted, with Green and Red countries. See government information for the current list and further information. This list is revised regularly.

Countries are categorised as Green or Red. Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark are all Green.

For more details, see:

Wales:

Scotland:

Northern Ireland:

Entering Sweden, Finland, Norway or Denmark

Entry into Sweden:

Sweden is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.

For UK travellers: Sweden is on the UK Green list. See information from the UK government on entry to Sweden.

For details, see:

Arranging a COVID test in Sweden:

If you need to arrange a COVID test when in Sweden, you may find these suggestions useful. Note that other options may of course be available:

Different test centres have different costs, so you may wish to compare prices, and please make sure also that you check that the type of test you are taking is suitable for your purposes and that you also know how long you will need to wait for the results so that you can plan your travel accordingly.

Entry into Finland:

Finland accepts fully vaccinated travellers from all countries with no requirements for testing. Children born 2007 or later are exempt from requirements if travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian.

When entering Finland from EU/Schengen countries or from “Green List” countries, there are no longer any requirements for vaccination. Travellers entering Finland from countries outside the EU/Schengen area (except for those “Green List” countries) are still required to be fully vaccinated. This arrangement is currently in place until 5th June 2022 but may be extended.

For details, see information from Visit Finland and information from the Finnish Border Guard.

For additional information, see also see valtioneuvosto.fi and www.stm.fi.

For UK travellers: Entry for fully vaccinated UK travellers is permitted (children born 2007 and later are exempt from requirements). Finland accepts the NHS COVID Pass as proof of vaccination and is on the UK Green list. See information from the UK government on entry to Finland.

Arranging a COVID test in Finland:

If you need to arrange a COVID test when in Finland, you may find these suggestions useful. Note that other options may of course be available.

Different test centres have different costs, so you may wish to compare prices, and please make sure also that you check that the type of test you are taking is suitable for your purposes and that you also know how long you will need to wait for the results so that you can plan your travel accordingly.

Entry into Norway:

Norway is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.

For UK travellers: Norway is on the UK Green list. See information from the UK government on entry to Norway.

For details, see information from Visit Norway.

Arranging a COVID test in Norway:

If you need to arrange a COVID test when in Norway, you may find these suggestions useful. Note that other options may of course be available.

Different test centres have different costs, so you may wish to compare prices, and please make sure also that you check that the type of test you are taking is suitable for your purposes and that you also know how long you will need to wait for the results so that you can plan your travel accordingly.

Entry into Denmark:

Denmark is open to travellers from all countries with no requirements for vaccination or testing.

For details, please see information from Visit Denmark.

For UK travellers: Denmark is on the UK Green list. See information from the UK government on entry to Denmark.

Arranging a COVID test in Denmark:

If you need to arrange a COVID test when in Denmark, you may find these suggestions useful. Note that other options may of course be available.

Different test centres have different costs, so you may wish to compare prices, and please make sure also that you check that the type of test you are taking is suitable for your purposes and that you also know how long you will need to wait for the results so that you can plan your travel accordingly.

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