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CaptionSecurity The decision to travel is your responsibility. You are also responsible for your personal safety abroad. The purpose of this Travel Advice is to provide up-to-date information to enable you to make well-informed decisions. Crime The crime rate is lower than in most European countries. Petty crime pickpocketing purse snatching occurs in tourist areas in restaurants and on public transportation particularly in urban areas during the summer months. Pickpockets and purse snatchers may work in teams; one distracts the victim and another commits the robbery. Hotel lobbies and breakfast rooms attract professional well-dressed thieves. Remain vigilant and ensure your valuables are secure at all times. Demonstrations Demonstrations occur periodically and have the potential to suddenly turn violent. Avoid all demonstrations follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local media. Road travel The road network is excellent. Some roads may be closed in winter particularly in northern areas. Consult local news and weather reports prior to travel. Public transportation Taxis are available but expensive. Public transportation is convenient reliable and punctual. Modern trains operate throughout the country. Extensive and efficient ferry services operate between Sweden and other countries in the Baltic Sea. Consult our Transportation Safety page in order to verify if national airlines meet safety standards. Entry/Exit Requirements It is the sole prerogative of each country or region to determine who is allowed to enter. Canadian consular officials cannot intervene on your behalf if you do not meet entry requirements. The following information on entry and exit requirements has been obtained from the Swedish authorities. However these requirements are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to check with the Embassy of Sweden or one of its consulates for up-to-date information. Official special and diplomatic passport holders must consult the Official Travel page as they may be subject to different entry requirements. Passport Canadians must present a passport which must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of their expected departure from the Schengen area. Before you leave ask your transportation company about its requirements related to passport validity which may be more stringent than the country's entry rules.
HeadlineCanadian Government County Travel Advisory is well organized and frequently updated. General safety measures Exercise normal safety precautions. Ensure that your personal belongings passports and other travel documents are secure at all times. Emergency services Dial 112 for emergency assistance.
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