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Applying for a visa to Sweden from Singapore

For foreign nationals that require a visa to Sweden and depending on the length of your stay in Sweden. If it is less than 90 days, you require a Schengen visa. For more than 90 days, please apply for a visitor's permit . On special circumstances, a national D-visa may be granted.

Visit less than 90 days - Schengen visa

The Embassy of Denmark is handling all Schengen travel visa applications to Sweden.

Since September 2013, the Royal Danish Embassy has outsourced visa handling to VFS Global Singapore. VFS Global handles biometric collection, document control and fee collection.

Visit VFS Global website for application centre's address, opening hours and for other practical information.

Warning: False visa agents

Applicants are strongly advised not to deal with any agents.

The Embassy only cooperates with VFS Global. The Embassy has nothing to do with sellers outside the premises of the Embassy or the VFS Global office, or other agencies or persons approaching applicants in order to offer services. No agencies can influence the processing period or the decision.

Visit more than 90 days - Visitor's permit

If you are planning to stay longer than 90 days you will need a visitors' residence permit. An application for a visitor's permit is always sent to the Migration Agency in Sweden, where the decision is made. If granted, the permit is usally issued for between three and twelve months. Please note that the purpose of the trip must be to visit Sweden, not to settle there. You must have the means to support yourself throughout your stay, must possess either a return ticket or enough money to buy one. Medical travel insurance is not compulsory, but it is advisable to obtain one.

You may apply personally for a visitor's permit at the Embassy of Sweden. Please book an appointment to submit your application with an  email to

Read more about visitor's permit at