Visas and Passports in Scandinavia

Each country has different visa requirements depending on your nationality. You are required to organise and obtain your own visa before you depart on your Scandinavian holiday.

Below is an overview of some requirements for Scandinavian countries we visit, including Sweden and Norway.

Passport Requirements

Please ensure that your passport is valid at least 6 months after your date of your return. Ensure you have at least two blank pages for exit and entry stamps. Damaged documents may be refused.

Visa Requirements for Sweden

Sweden is a member of the Schengen Area set by the European Union. As such, Britons and travellers from other European nations can travel freely to Sweden and across the continent.

For those outside the Schengen area including Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, Canadians and those from certain Asian nations, there is visa-free access for 90 days in any 180-day period. South Africans and travellers from other Asian countries will need a visa to enter the Schengen states, including Sweden.

Please check with your local Swedish embassy for visa requirements before you travel.

Visa Requirements for Norway

Norway is a member of the Schengen Area set by the European Union. As such, Britons and travellers from other European nations can travel freely to Norway and across the continent.

For those outside the Schengen area including Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, Canadians and those from certain Asian nations, there is visa-free access for 90 days in any 180-day period. South Africans and travellers from other Asian countries will need a visa to enter the Schengen states, including Norway.

Please check with your local Norwegian embassy for visa requirements before you travel.

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