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Apply for a visa at the Swedish Embassy in Cuba

Requisites and procedures to submit an application for a temporary visa for a maximum of 90 days to: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia and Iceland. Valid for all the Schengen States (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, France, Greece, Netherlands, Italy, Luxemburg, Portugal, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Malta, Czech Republic and Switzerland)

All questions on the information below should be directed to visa.havanna@gov.se in English or Spanish.

NOTE: To submit a visa application an appointment should be arranged by e-mail: visa.havanna@gov.se.

Only 10 applications per day will be received and must be asked for 3 months before the intended trip.

To visit Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland or Estonia these documents below is what you must send either by e-mail, post or DHL to your guest in Cuba:

1.      Signed invitation form called blankett MIGR 241011 (available in Swedish and English, free of charge). This can be obtained by downloading it from the website of Migrationsverket or by writing to our e-mail address visa.havanna@gov.se or to distributionen@migrationsverket.se. It must be sent, as well as the rest of the documents, directly to the invited person (not to the Embassy).

To apply for a D-visa go to www.migrationsverket.se  (Form MIGR 169011). This embassy only grants D-visas to Sweden)

The UDI guarantee from the Norwegian police is not necessary to bring. 

2.      A letter from your employer with information about where you work, since when and how much you earn. If you own a business, you should send the registreringsbevis för aktiebolag from PRV Patent och registreringsverket, CVR-registeret or Brønnøysundregistrene. If you are pensioner, please show proof of it.

3.      A round trip ticket reservation or booking for a maximum of 90 days. The visa (if granted) is made according to the dates shown in the reservation. This reservation can also be done by the invited person in Cuba.

Do not buy the flight ticket before the visa is granted!

4.      Buy an insurance with the same dates of the ticket reservation, covering medical expenses in the Schengen states for a total of 30,000 EUROS minimum. Insurance company in Cuba: ASISTUR / In Europe: ANY (Ex. EUROPEISKA, ERV, IHI, GEFVERF, INGONORD, and GOUDA REJSEFORSIKRING)

 

Documents to present at the Embassy by the invited person:

1.      Application for Schengen Visa Form MIGR 119031 (can be downloaded from (www.migrationsverket.se or ask for it visa.havanna@gov.se), correctly completed and signed by the visa applicant.

2.      Two passport pictures and a valid passport (with a validity that exceeds with 3 months the return date to Cuba).

3.      A letter from his/her work or study center where he/she is authorized to travel on vacation or leave, specifying the allowed time. If the person is self-employed he/she can show any proof of it. He/she does not have to show this if he/she is an unemployed or does not study.

4.      IF APPLICABLE: Proof of family ties between the relative and family the applicant will be visiting, birth certificate, marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, notarial parent consent for minors to travel, residence permits etc. Minors should bring a parental consent and their birth certificate.

5.      IF APPLICABLE: Proof of real estate property or residence, proof of financial means: personal or family bank statements

The documents under 4) and 5) should be photocopies, the Embassy does not keep originals. There is no photocopy service at the Embassy. 

For applicants on official visits, business, training courses, congresses, fairs, etc:

1.      Application for Schengen Visa Form MIGR 119031 (can be downloaded from (www.migrationsverket.se or ask for it visa.havanna@gov.se), correctly completed and signed by the visa applicant.

2.      Two passport pictures and a valid passport (with a validity that exceeds with 3 months the return date to Cuba).

3.      A direct confirmation to the Embassy (e-mail) from the inviting organization or company of the official invitation, stating who covers travel expenses etc. In the cases of companies, enterprises; etc. show the registreringsbevis or its official accreditation in Cuba.

4.      An official letter from the organization or ministry. 

5.      A round trip ticket reservation or booking for a maximum of 90 days. The visa (if granted) is made according to the dates shown in the reservation. This reservation can also be done by the invited person in Cuba. Do not buy the flight ticket before the visa is granted!

6.      An insurance covering possible medical expenses in the Schengen states for a total of 30,000 EUROS minimum. Insurance company in Cuba: ASISTUR / In Europe: ANY (Ex. EUROPEISKA ERV, IHI, GEFVERF, INGONORD, GOUDA REJSEFORSIKRING)

GENERAL INFORMATION: 

  • The cost of the Visa application process is the equivalent in CUC’s (Cuban Convertible Pesos) to 60 EUROS. This money shall be paid in cash at the moment of the application.
  • It is the Embassy’s right to grant the Visa or not. 
  • The visa is not extendable.
  • Lucrative activity is not allowed. 

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: At the moment of arrival to Schengen territory, your guest should be able to show copies if asked for by the border police of the documents submitted at the embassy when applying for the visa in order to proof that the person has enough money during his/her stay. The border Police has full authority to reject travelers when detecting irregularities. If the guest does not fulfill the requirements above, he/she may be returned to Cuba immediately even if the Schengen visa has been approved by our embassy.