How to Get a Short Term Visa for Sweden

Sweden Short Term Visa

Sweden Short Term Visa

Visiting Sweden for tourism, transit, or business purposes? Or perhaps you are going to Sweden for medical treatment or to visit relatives and friends. If you fall into these categories, you might need to get a Short Term Visa for Sweden

A visa allows you to stay a maximum of 90 days per 6 months in Sweden and is normally valid for the entire Schengen region.

Go to my Sweden visa page for information on other types of visas for Sweden.

Below I’ll tell you the simple steps on how to get a Sweden Short Term Visa.

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Sweden: No.

  • Sweden is a party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that U.S. citizens may enter Sweden for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes with a valid U.S. passport, without obtaining a visa.
  • You need sufficient funds and a return airline ticket.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Sweden:  Check this list here to see if you need to get a visa.

Find your closest consulate
  • If you’re inside the U.S., click here. Full address information for each Consulate is here.
  • If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.
  • Sweden Permit units are where you can submit applications and get decisions on resident permits for work and student purposes.
Gather documentation

The official list of required documents is listed at the Sweden Immigration Service website. The types of visas you can get are as follows:

  • Sweden Tourist Visa
  • Business and Conference Visits
  • Visiting Relatives and Friends
  • Medical Treatment
Visa fee
  • Go to the website of your embassy or consulate to find out the latest fees.
  • The master list of visa fees is located here.
Submit materials

Submit your required materials from Step 2 and visa fee from Step 3 to the consulate you found in Step 1.

Receive visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Sweden will give to you your brand new Sweden visa.

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