Application for National Identity Card

As of October 1, 2005, Swedish citizens may apply for national identity cards.

The national identity card allows Swedish citizens to travel to, and stay in, the following countries without carrying a passport:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland

The national identity card is also accepted in Sweden as an official proof of identity. Application procedures are the same as for passports.