If you want to visit Sweden and you are a citizen in a country outside the EU, you may need to apply for a permit before the visit. Which permit you need to apply for depends on how long your stay in Sweden will be. If your stay in Sweden will be less than 90 days you may need to apply for a visa. If your stay in Sweden will be more than 90 days you need to apply for a visitor’s residence permit.
20 May 2020
If you are unable to travel home because of the coronavirus pandemic, it is recommended that you apply for a visitor’s permit. In certain cases, the application fee requirement is now removed.
26 March 2020
Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.
31 January 2020
On 2 February 2020 new rules start to apply to applicants for a visa to visit Sweden. In connection with this, several changes have also been made to the e-service.