Sweden passport visa-free countries

Citizens of Sweden are subject to visa requirements. Those are administrative restrictions imposed on them by the authorities of other countries. 
 
Swedish nationals have freedom of movement across the European Economic Area. Swedish passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and United States. Some countries where a visa is required, for a Sweden passport, are China, India and Russia.

Sweden passport visa free countries

Having a Sweden passport, you can go to the following countries, and territories, visa-free, that is, without a visa. All European Union countries are in the below list because Swedish citizens has access to EU countries.

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Niue
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • St. Helena
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna

Visa on arrival for Sweden passport

You can travel with a Swedish passport, and get a visa on arrival, to the following countries or territories. Citizens of Sweden can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Visa online for Sweden passport

These are countries that require a e-visa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of Swedish, in these countries, and territories, you need to get a e-visa or an eta online before travelling:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Guam
  • New Zealand
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States of America
  • US Virgin Islands

e-visa, visa online

  • Angola
  • Azerbaijan
  • Benin
  • Djibouti
  • India
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Suriname

Visa required for Sweden passport

Citizens of Sweden need to get a visa before travelling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Bhutan, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mongolia, Nauru, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Russia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, and Yemen.


Sources: Visa Index Sweden passport

The above cover image was taken somewhere in Sweden. Photo by Laurent Perren on Unsplash