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Visiting relatives and friends – extra documents

If you apply for a visa to visit relatives or friends, you need the documents listed below.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under ‘Required documents’.
  • Booking of travel tickets and hotels can be requested if the Embassy deems it necessary

You must also attach documents concerning the relative or friend you plan to visit in Sweden:

You must have:

  • Invitation (240011 swe or 241011 eng) – If you wish to invite a relative or friend to visit you. The form must be completed and signed by the relative or friend in Sweden wishing to invite you
  • Proof of legal residence of the inviting person in Sweden - Personbevis. The document must be provided only in case of visiting EU citizens.
  • A copy of ID of the inviting person
  • And – if the relative/friend will be paying for your support in Sweden – his/her pay slip, pension statement or statement of account for the past 3 months