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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING SWEDEN


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in Sweden starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Sweden. All tourists entering Swedish territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Swedish authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Swedish custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Swedish territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over ā‚¬10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Sweden with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Cā€™s names are included in the passport of the companion.


List of Australian diplomatic offices in Sweden


Australian Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden

Address: Klarabergsviadukten 63, Box 824, SE-101 36, Stockholm, SwedenCheck on map


Phone: +46-8-6132900


Fax: +46-8-6132982


Email: reception@austemb.se


Website: http://www.sweden.embassy.gov.au/stok/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 16:30


Details: Mr Gerald Thomson - Ambassador


List of Swedish diplomatic offices in Australia


Consulate General of Sweden in Sydney, Australia

Address: Suite 10C, Level 1, 287 Military Road, Cremorne NSW 2090Check on map


Phone: +61-2-9909 3336


Fax: +61-2-9908 3336


Email: info@swedishconsulsyd.com.au


Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday 09.30 - 12.30


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Perth, Australia

Address: Unit 4 - 105 Broadway, Nedlands WA 6009Check on map


Phone: +61-(0)406 654 254


Fax: +61-8-9223 0588


Email: chperth@iinet.net.au


Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 09.00-13.30


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Melbourne, Australia

Address: 21 St Georges Road, Toorak VIC 3142, Melbourne, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: +61-3-9827 5580


Fax: +61-3-9826 6838


Email: ambassaden.canberra@gov.se


Details: Ordered Swedish passports or drivers licences can be picked up at the Church of Sweden 21 St Georges Rd Toorak, VIC 3142 Melbourne. Opening hours for collection: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 1 - 3 pm. Tel +61-3-9827 5580. All consular matters are handled by the Embassy of Sweden in Canberra.

Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Hobart, Australia

Address: 24-26 Mays Point Road, Lauderdale TAS 7021Check on map


Phone: +61-3-6248 9307 / +61-(0)408 122 668


Fax: +61 (3) 6234 5484


Email: harrisashley@bigpond.com


Office Hours: By appointment only.


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Darwin, Australia

Address: c/o Central Specialists Clinic, Northern Territory House, level 8 22 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT 0800


Phone: +61-8-8981 1711


Fax: +61-8-8941 7288


Email: pamela@centralspecialists.com.au


Office Hours: Monday ā€“ Friday 08.00-16.30


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Cairns, Australia

Address: c/o Aus Mining Personnel Pty Ltd, 22/29 Grafton Street, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia


Phone: +61-7-4041 1377


Fax: +61-7-4031 3143


Email: dennis@ausmining.com.au


Office Hours: Monday ā€“ Friday 08.30-17.00


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Brisbane, Australia

Address: Level 5, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000Check on map


Phone: +61-7-3229 4515


Fax: +61-7-3229 4588


Email: swedishconsul@nacinvestments.com.au


Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9.00-13.00 by appointment only


Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Adelaide, Australia

Address: 34 Carrington Street, North Adelaide, PO Box 6055, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: +61-8-8205 2913


Fax: +61-8-8212 6590


Email: consulsweden@barchambers.com.au


Office Hours: By appointment only. Ordered Swedish passports and drivers licences can be picked up from the Consulate Monday to Friday from 9:00-17:00.


Embassy of Sweden in Canberra, Australia

Address: 5 Turrana Street, Yarralumla, Canberra, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: +61 2 6270 2700


Fax: +61 2 6270 2755


Email: ambassaden.canberra@gov.se


Website: http://www.swedenabroad.com/canberra


Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00 Friday 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-15.00



Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Sweden

Capital: Stockholm
Languages:
  • Swedish;
  • Small Sami and Finnish speaking minorities

Area: 449,964 KM2
Population: 9,555,893
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Krona (SEK)
Calling Code: +46

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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