Travel restrictions for Sweden due to the coronavirus/covid-19
On the 21st December 2020, the Swedish government announced a new travel ban on travel from Denmark and the United Kingdom to Sweden. The restrictions enter into force on at midnight on the 22nd December. There are, however, some restrictions to the travel ban.
Danish travel restrictions due to coronavirus/covid-19
The Danish police is conducting random border controls at the Danish border. For motor traffic, this happens on Pepparholm and for train traffic at Copenhagen airport station. Read more about what documentation you need to cross the border here.
BREXIT: British cross-border commuters in the Öresund region
British citizens who live and work in the Öresund region before the 1st January 2021 will retain their rights to live and work in Sweden and Denmark on the same terms as before Brexit. However, starting in 2021, new documentation will be required.
Travel to Denmark for people registered in Skåne, Blekinge, Halland and Västra Götaland
Skåne, Blekinge, Halland and Västra Götaland are classified as border regions. This means that a special set of travel restrictions apply to residents of these regions in order to facilitate cross-border commuting.
Border control when entering Sweden
The Swedish police carry out border control when you travel from Denmark to Sweden. This means that you must show valid identification when entering Sweden. Read about the implications this has for commuters between Sweden and Denmark and the type of identification that is accepted.