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Questions and answers about travelling with medicines

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about travelling with medicines. If you want to bring medicines into Sweden, you may need certificates for them.

My sister is coming to visit in two weeks. She’ll be bringing her pain-relief medicines. These are classed as narcotic medicines here in Sweden. What rules apply?

I have an acquaintance coming over to visit us from Greece. He has diabetes. Can he bring his syringes into Sweden?

Yes, he can, but he must be able to show that the syringes are for his private use (e.g. present a prescription or other certificate from a doctor).

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