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Press release from Ministry of Justice

Amendments to ban on entry from United Kingdom, Norway and Denmark

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The Swedish Government decided today on certain amendments to the ban on entering Sweden from the United Kingdom, Norway and Denmark. The amendments include an exemption from the entry ban for people who are to receive certain types of care in Sweden.

In an earlier decision, the Government instituted a ban on travel to Sweden from the UK, Denmark and Norway. The aim of these strong measures is to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus and its new variants so that fewer people fall ill.

There are some exemptions from the entry ban, such as for people who live or work in Sweden. The Government’s decision today broadens an earlier exemption for travel between Bornholm and another part of Denmark. It also includes an exemption for defence cooperation and clarifies the already existing exemptions on humanitarian grounds and for reindeer husbandry. People who are to receive certain types of care and parents who are to meet their children in Sweden are also exempted.

New EU recommendations are expected soon and may necessitate changes to the current rules.

The amendments enter into force on 1 February. The entry ban applies until 14 February.

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Ministers on this page who have changed areas of responsibility

Betweeen 21 January 2021 - 30 November 2021 he was Minister for Home Affairs.

Between 03 October 2014 – 21 January 2021 he was Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.

Ministers on this page who have changed areas of responsibility

Betweeen 21 January 2021 - 30 November 2021 he was Minister for Home Affairs.

Between 03 October 2014 – 21 January 2021 he was Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.