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Required documents

If your visa application is to be considered, you must have the documents listed below. Extra documents are also required, depending on what type of visit you are planning or if you travel with a minor (under age of 18). Check which additional documents you need for the type of visit you wish to make under ‘Extra documents’.

The forms must be completed either in Swedish or in English. Documents issued by the authorities in your country of origin are to be submitted together with a translation in Swedish or English by an authorised translator.

Each applicant is fully responsible for the information and documents provided no matter whether the application was prepared and submitted by the applicant personally or a representative. 

You must have:

  • A completed and signed Application for Schengen Visa. If the applicant is under 18 years of age, the application must be signed by the custodian. Read more under Extra documents.
  • A passport or some other valid travel document.
    This must:
    - be valid for at least three months after your departure from the Schengen area
    - contain at least two empty pages
    - have been issued during the past ten years.
  • Two recent biometric photographs (35mm X 45mm) not older than 6 months (one fixed to the form, one loose) with white/bright background.
  • Individual medical insurance covering the cost of emergency treatment and transport home for medical reasons. Read more under ‘Medical travel insurance’
  • Letter from employer stating details of employment including salary, purpose and duration of trip.
  • The embassy requires proof that you can support yourself, e.g. in the form of a statement of account from your bank or a wage specification for the past six months or bank card.
  • A return ticket, or enough money for the return journey.
  • Documents that are specifically associated with the type of visit you are planning. Check under the heading ‘Extra documents’

For Non Saudi citizens
If you are a Non Saudi citizen you need additional documents:

  • Copy of your Iqama, valid at least 3 months after your intended date of return from the territory of the Schengen states.
  • A copy of a Saudi Arabian re-entry visa valid beyond the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen States.
  • Bank statements for the past six months or other verifiable evidence of sufficient means of subsistence during intended stay.