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Sports or cultural visit – extra documents

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

When you visit the Embassy of Sweden in Dar es Salaam you need to submit the online or paper application form which has to be signed by you.

The forms must be completed either in Swedish or in English

Documents issued by the authorities in your country of origin in any language other than English or Swedish must be submitted together with a translation.

Remaining documents can be scanned, faxed or copies. However, when presenting yourself at the Embassy, you must be able to show all national/local documents from your country of origin in original. You must also be able to  present any of the documents originating from Sweden or Iceland in original when asked to do so by the Embassy.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under ‘Required documents’.
  • Introduction letter from the sports club/national association/cultural institute/cultural association with contact information, personal details of the applicants, the purpose of the trip, dates of stay and if relevant guaranteeing the financial means of the air-tickets and up-keep.
  • Copy of certification from the Sports Federation of Tanzania. Original to be shown upon presentation at the Embassy.
  • Proof of paid registration fee to event/tournament.
  • Copies of applicant's birth certificate, marriage certificate. Originals to be shown upon presentation at the Embassy.
  • If applicant is a minor - please refer to Minors-extra document.
  • Invitation from the host inviting you to the event in Sweden or Iceland with contact information, personal details of the applicants, the purpose of the trip, dates of stay and if relevant guaranteeing the financial means of the air-tickets and up-keep.
  • Proof of accommodation.

Be aware that if you are going to Sweden for some form of performance for more than 14 days  you will need a work permit. The rules concerning work permits for Sweden can be found here: work permit.

Last updated 16 Nov 2017, 1.34 PM