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Visas for business trips and to attend conferences

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 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 from the link on this page. They are also available at the Embassy/Consulate.

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.


For the up-to-date information, please visit always the "Visas for business trips and to attend conferences " page on the Swedish Migration Agency website. 

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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