Essential Information

key fact

when to go

The best season to visit the gorgeous city of Kiruna is during the summer season. From the month of June to the month of August are considered as the best month to visit Kiruna. If you visit the city during this season, you may find higher prices than normal but it is surely worth paying for the most beautiful weather which allows you to enjoy all the famous outdoor activities.

health & safety

The Government of Sweden maintains a high standard of health & security for the tourist traveling around the country. In terms of health, Swedish Government has advise the travelers to have a medical insurance before they enter the country. For any medical emergencies during the trip, the travelers can dial 112 telephone number for help. Always carry the copy of your passport when you visit any pharmacies so they can verify you as a trustful customer. Sweden has been a target of the terrorist activities in the past, so it is better for you to follow some guidelines for the safety. Be aware from the pick-pocket thief when visiting any crowded area. Always have your pocket in the front when you are in hotel breakfast table. Never leave your valuable in the parked cars, otherwise you can be in huge trouble.

passport and visas

To enter Kiruna, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for Kiruna are not required by all nationals referred to in the chart above for touristic stays of up to 30 days if entering via an international airport. If entering by land, you will usually be granted a stay of 15 days (apart from nationals of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the USA, who will be granted a 30-day stay).For entering the city of Kiruna, you need to ensure a valid Swedish Visa from one of the Swedish Embassy. Sweden is a member-state of the European Union and signed the Schegen Agreement, which says that the member of the European Union i.e. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Greece, Switzerland & Liechtenstein don’t require visa to enter into Kiruna, they just need to carry their passport with an identity card. While the rest of the tourists need to ensure a valid visa and their passport should be valid for at least six months beyond the planned period of stay. The travelers must be able to demonstrate sufficient funds and a return airline ticket for entry.

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