What documents do I need for travel to and from Sweden?
On Stena Line’s routes to and from the continent
On the routes between Germany & Sweden, Poland & Sweden, Latvia & Sweden and Germany & Latvia the ID documents listed below are approved for check-in.
• Passport with MRZ code
• National identity card of EU Standard, containing MRZ code or chip, issued by an national authority within the EU/EEA
This applies to all passengers, including children.
On Stena Line's routes between the Nordic countries
On the route between Denmark & Sweden, the identification documents listed below are approved for check-in and travel for citizens within the EU/EEA. For travellers from outside the EU/EEA, a passport is the only valid document and this also applies to children.
• A valid passport with MRZ code
• National identity card of EU Standard, containing MRZ code or chip, issued by a national authority within the EU/EEA
• For Nordic citizens only, a valid driving license issued in a Nordic country
This applies to all passengers, but children aged under 16 years, travelling with parent/parents are excepted and can travel on their parents' IDs.
Organised group trips for youths such as school classes, youth associations or youth sports teams aiming to travel between Sweden and Denmark should contact our Group Travel Department. (Sweden: +46 770-67 67 00, Denmark: +45 96 200 200)
Please note that Norwegian bank cards are not accepted as a valid form of identification on Stena Line's routes to/from Sweden.
The above rules are Stena Line's general rules for travelling with our ferries to and from Sweden. It is the traveller's obligation to check the type of documentation required before travelling.