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Passports, Visas and Travel Documents


What passports, visas, and/or documents are needed to travel on Stena Line routes?

 

Instruction regarding Travel Documents on routes to and from Sweden


On Stena Line’s routes to and from the continent


On the routes between Germany and Sweden, Poland and Sweden, passport with MRZ code, national identity card of EU Standard, containing MRZ code or chip, issued by a national authority within the EU/EEA is needed to be able to check-in and travel.


On the routes between Latvia and Sweden and Germany and Latvia passport or national identity card of EU Standard, containing MRZ code or chip, issued by

an authority within the EU/EEA, is the only valid travel documents.


This applies to all passengers, including children.


On Stena Line's routes between the Scandinavian countries


On the routes between Denmark and Sweden, the identification documents listed below are approved for check-in and travel for citizens within the EU/EEA. For travelers from outside the EU/EEA, passport is the only valid document, 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

This applies to all passengers but children under 16 years traveling with parent/parents is excepted and can travel on their parents ID:s.


Concerning organised group trips for youths such as school classes, youth associations or youth sports teams that shall travel between Sweden and Denmark, please contact our Group Travel Department. (Sweden: +46 770-57 57 00, Denmark: +45 96 200 200)


Travel to the UK & Ireland

If you are travelling to the United Kingdom, a valid passport or ID card is required. If you are a non EU citizen please make sure that you have all the relevant documents and visas required to travel.  If all documentation is not in order, you might be refused entry on arrival. 


For more up-to-date information, please refer to the UK Visas and Immigration website for those who needs a visa to entry the United Kingdom.