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Business and conference visits

Please note: The Embassy of Sweden in the Czech Republic does not accept or process applications or provide information on visas. The Embassy of Sweden in Berlin accepts and processes applications for visas to Sweden.

For information on how to apply, addresses and opening hours, visit the Embassy of Sweden in Berlin's website.

When applying for a business visa for Sweden, you must submit all of the documents mentioned below.

For a business or conference visit, you are required to enclose an invitation – a letter – with your visa application from the company concerned or from whoever is organizing the conference. The invitation must contain details about you, the applicant, such as:

  • personal particulars
  • arrival and departure dates
  • the purpose of your visit who will support you during your stay in Sweden.

A pre-printed form is found to the right, Questionnaire for applicants, Appendix A. It is also available at the Embassy or Consulate.

  • A passport or other travel document, including copy, valid for at least a further three months after departing from Sweden.
  • A completed application form, in Swedish or English. Application forms for a Schengen visa may be downloaded to the right. They are also available at the Embassy/Consulate.
  • Family details – Appendix to your application
  • Two [2] photographs of passport style and size [35 x 45 mm] for all applicants, including minors. Your photograph must be: – colour photo – recent and of true likeness – showing full face – taken without headgear – head coverings and hats are only acceptable due to religious beliefs, and even then, may not cover any portion of the applicant's face – taken against a plain, evenly lit and light background.
    Photographs that do not conform to these standards will be rejected and may cause delay in processing the application.
  • Invitation from a company or organization in Sweden as above
  • A valid, personal travel insurance which covers costs for – emergency treatment by a doctor – urgent ambulance transportation – transportation back to applicant's home country if required for medical reasons.
  • The insurance must cover at least 30,000 Euro and be valid in all Schengen states and cover the total length of stay.
  • Your entry visa must be entered in your passport before your arrival in Sweden.

Business and conference visits

If you are visiting Sweden on a business or conference trip 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 limited period.

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