Visa requirement and travel documents accepted by Finland
The Schengen member states have jointly agreed about the rules concerning the movement of third-country nationals in their territories and decided which countries' citizens are required to present a visa. Furthermore, each Schengen State has decided which travel documents citizens of different third countries have to present upon entering the country.
The European Commission is maintaining the table of travel documents accepted by the Schengen member states, and entitling the holder to cross the external borders and which may be endorsed with a visa: Travel documents issued by third countries and territorial entities (Part I)(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window) (European Commission).
Visa requirements and travel documents accepted by Finland are listed below.
Sweden: travel documents to Finland
(valid until further notice)
A visa is not required
- EU Member State
- A Signatory State of the Schengen Convention
Travel documents accepted by Finnish authorities
- Ordinary passport
- Diplomatic passport
- Service passport / Official duty passport
- Emergency passport/temporary passport
- An official identification card issued by Sweden to its own citizens
- Travel Document for refugees (1951 Geneva convention)
- Travel Documents for stateless person (1954 New York convention)
- Alien's Passport
- Emergency Alien's Passport
- Seaman's book (on duty)
There is freedom of movement between the Nordic countries (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland). Nordic citizens do not need a travel document when moving from one Nordic country to another, If required, they must be able to prove their identity and citizenship of one of the Nordic countries.