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26 Aug 2021

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. 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.

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05 Jun 2020

Amendments to the temporary ban on entry into Sweden

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. The Government adopted certain amendments on 4 June clarifying the ban. Under the government decision of 4 June, seasonal workers in the agricultural, forestry and horticulture sectors are added to the list of groups with essential functions in Sweden who can be exempted from the entry ban. The Government has also clarified the regulations to reduce the risk of families being separated and to facilitate family reunification. The exemption for Swedish citizens’ family members has been simplified, which will make it easier, for example, for families living abroad to travel home to Sweden. The clarification has also been made with a view to making it easier for people with Swedish residence permits to join their families in Sweden. This could apply, for example, to spouses, partners or children of someone who lives in Sweden. The amendments will enter into force on 8 June 2020.

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Doing business with Sweden

Here you can get comprehensive information on how to do business with Sweden.

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Welcome to Sweden

Plan your holiday on Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information.

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Universities in Sweden

Studyinsweden.se is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students.

Guidance for international students outside EU/EES due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Report to the MFA

If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities, please report to MFA Head of Compliance.

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The website government.se is the official website of the Swedish Government and the Government Offices.

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