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Sports or cultural visit – extra documents

If you apply for a visa to visit Sweden for a sporting or cultural purpose, you need the documents listed below.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under ‘Required documents’.
  • If the purpose is a cultural activity – the invitation from whoever is organising the event in Sweden including the reason for the visit.
  • If the purpose is a sporting activity – a document from the national association / sports club of the sport concerned in your country of origin showing that you are active in this sport.
  • The invitation letter should state proof of financial means if applicable. If a group is invited all individuals in that group must be specified.