About Sweden

Business visit


If you apply for a visa to visit Sweden on business, you need the documents listed below. 

  • A completed and signed application form no. 119031, Application for Schengen Visa.

  • An original bank receipt confirming payment of the application fee.

  • 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/ copy of all pages with stamp and visas need to be attached to the application / have been issued during the past ten years)

  • Two (2) photographs in passport format, taken straight from the front and not older than six months.

  • Individual travel and health insurance covering the cost of emergency treatment and transport home for medical reasons.

    The insurance is to cover costs totalling at least EUR 30 000 and be valid in all Schengen countries and throughout your stay.

    Read more under ‘Travel and health insurance’.

  • Proof of sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay submitted in the form of 3 months bank statement. 

  • The invitation from the company or organisation in Sweden showing both the duration and purpose of the visit and who will be responsible for supporting you financially during your stay (not requested in original)


  • For attendance to a fair the entry card or documents about participation.

  • Proof of hotel and flight reservations.

  • The following documents shall be presented by either of the categories:

 (a) If the applicant is employed:

  •   letter from employer confirming leave from work.
  •     SGK (social security) registration document+ SGK "hizmet dökümü" with barcode.
  •    salary slips for the last 3 months.

(b) If the applicant is a farmer:

  • farmer certificate issued by chamber of agriculture

(c) If applicant is employed by or owner of a private company:

  •  company registration in chamber of commerce and copy of the bulletin of the trade register (not older than one year).
  •    statement of taxes payment.

(d) If the applicant is a non-Turkish citizen:

  •  Copy of residence permit in Turkey.

(e) If the applicant is an Iraqi citizen:

  • Iraqi citizens must submit their National ID-card and Citizenship certificate in original + copy along with its translation.

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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