If you are visiting Sweden and are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. A visa is a permit to travel to and stay in a country for a maximum of 90 days. If you intend to stay in Sweden for longer than 90 days you will need a visitors’ residence permit.
18 December 2019
On 1 January 2020 there will be a change in the application fees for residence and work permits. Most fees for applications for residence and/or work permits will be increased.
12 December 2019
On 28 November the Swedish Migration Agency launched a new e-service for people applying for a visa to visit Sweden. The application has been given a new appearance and several new functions that are intended to make it simpler for you to fill in the application.
3 July 2019
A recent legal position paper (SR 13/2019) by the Swedish Migration Agency states that an application for a residence permit is to be processed along with one that is already pending. You are particularly affected by this ruling if you have applied for a residence and work permit to move to someone in Sweden and would like to obtain a residence permit in order to visit while awaiting a decision.