ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING SWEDEN
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in Sweden starting from 2021.
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.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Israel 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 Israeli citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
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).
Money Amounts of over €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.
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
- C’s names are included in the passport of the companion.
List of Israeli diplomatic offices in Sweden
List of Swedish diplomatic offices in Israel
Consulate-General of Sweden, Jerusalem
Address: 58, Nablus Road, Sheikh Jarrah, P.O. Box 297, Jerusalem, 91002 Israel
Phone: (+972) (2) 646 58 60
Fax: (+972) (2) 646 58 61
Details: Mr Axel Wernhoff - Consul General
Honorary Consulate of Sweden in Haifa, Israel
Address: 2, Kikar Chayat, Haifa 31334, Israel
Phone: +972 (0)4 864 31 62 / +972 (0)4 864 31 65
Details: Honorary Consul: Mr. David Castel
Honorary Consulate of Sweden, Eilat
Address: Desert House Apt. 14, Los Angeles St. 11, 88104 Eilat, Israel
Phone: +972 (0)50 360 04 00
Details: Honorary Consul: Mr. Uri Pri-Gal
Embassy of Sweden, Tel Aviv
Address: Beit Asia, 4, Rehov Weizman, Tel Aviv 64239
Phone: +972 3 718 00 00
Fax: +972 3 718 00 05
Office Hours: Monday 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-15.30 Tuesday-Thursday 10.00-12.30
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Small Sami and Finnish speaking minorities
Area: 449,964 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Krona (SEK)
Calling Code: +46
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