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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Malaysian 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 Malaysia 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 Malaysian 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 €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 Malaysian diplomatic offices in Sweden

Embassy of Malaysia in Stockholm, Sweden

Address: Karlavagen 37, P.O. Box 26053, 100 41 Stockholm, SwedenCheck on map

Phone: +46(8) 4408-400

Fax: +46(8) 7918760



Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

List of Swedish diplomatic offices in Malaysia

Honorary Consulate of Sweden, Penang

Address: Penang Medical College, 4 Jalan Sepoy Lines, Penang, Malaysia

Phone: +60 (0)4 226 3459

Fax: +60 (0)4 227 6529


Office Hours: 09.00-17.00

Details: Dr Rasiah Ratnalingam - Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate of Sweden, Kota Kinabalu

Address: Jalan Minyak 5 1/2 Miles, Tuaran Road 88746, Inanam Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia

Phone: +60 (88) 43 13 36

Fax: (+60) (88) 43 06 78


Details: Mr James Wong - Honorary Consul

Embassy of Sweden in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Address: Suite A-12-2, Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire, 1 Jalan Mayang Sari, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Phone: +603-2203 0200

Fax: +603-2203 0201


Details: Mr Bengt G. Carlsson - Ambassador

Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Sweden

Capital: Stockholm
  • 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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Travel info for Sweden