Travel within Nordic region & Europe - Passport or ID card? We have the answers
- Citizens of the Nordic countries do not need a passport to travel within the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway (excluding Svalbard) and Iceland. However, it is advisable to travel with a photo ID in case you need to identify yourself.
- All passengers to Svalbard require a passport for travel.
- Travel within the Schengen Area. There is no passport control for travel within the Schengen Area. However, we recommend that passengers always carry passports for identification. Click for a list of Schengen countries
- Border controls temporary reinstated in France and Malta
France Between 13NOV15-13DEC15, France reinstates temporary border controls for EU and Shengen countries, to coincide with a UN climate change conference, held in Paris 30NOV15-11DEC15.
Malta Between 21NOV15-29NOV15, Malta reinstates temporary border controls for EU and Schengen countries.
Passengers travelling to/from France and Malta must bring a valid passport or National ID card.
- Latvian and Estonian authorities require passengers traveling between Riga and Tallinn to present a passport or national ID card upon arrival/departure. Separately, passengers traveling from France must present valid photo ID.
- Travel outside the Schengen Area. If you are traveling to a destination outside the Schengen Area, you will always be asked to present a valid passport at check-in and before boarding your flight. Children must have their own passport stating their nationality even when they are traveling with an adult.
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