Vaccination certificate for travel purposes

Those vaccinated against COVID-19 can obtain a vaccination certificate for travel purposes. Here are the steps for obtaining a digital certificate on your mobile phone, computer, or tablet.

  1. Get vaccinated. Within seven days, your vaccination status will be reported to the National vaccination register.
  2. Log in using your e-Identification at
  3. Download, print, or save your vaccination certificate. When you obtain your certificate, it will automatically be sent to your digital letterbox as well. Those without a digital letterbox can read here about how to get one
  4. You’re ready to use your certificate. Remember to consult the applicable travel regulations in your destination.

How long does it take to get a vaccination certificate?

It takes a number of days (max seven) after vaccination before you can obtain your vaccination certificate. This is the time required for those who carried out the vaccination to report data to the National vaccination register.

Must I be fully vaccinated in order to get a vaccine certificate and be permitted to travel?

You are entitled to a vaccination certificate after receiving one dose of the vaccine.

However, certain countries may restrict entry to travellers with more than one dose of the vaccine. The responsibility is yours to enquire about the particular restrictions that apply at your destination.

In the first case, information regarding travel abroad is provided by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (UD). At the website of the Swedish embassies, Sweden Abroad, you can find information regarding restrictions in various countries.  UD’s app Resklar simplifies keeping track of the applicable restrictions at your destination.

How long is the vaccination certificate valid?

A vaccination certificate is valid for ninety days from the date of issue, after which a new certificate can be obtained.

Further questions and answers regarding the COVID certificate

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