About Sweden

Family members of EU/EEA citizens

As a family member of an EU/EEA citizen exercising their right of free movement in accordance with Directive 2004/38/EC you have the right to travel to Sweden together with your family member or join them in Sweden to settle there.

PLEASE NOTE that Swedish citizens living in Sweden are NOT exercising EU treaty rights. More information about EU/ EEA citizens is available on the Swedish Migration Agency webpage.

All family members of an EU or EEA national applying for a visa must at submit the following obligatory supporting documents:

  • Application Form for Schengen Visa (118031 or 119031),
  • Passport.
  • Ticket.
  • Two (2) photographs in passport format, taken straight from the front and not older than six months.
  • Proof of the existence of family relations. (ex. marriage certificate, birth certificate)Copy of the EU/EEA citizens passport.
  • The Consulate can in some cases ask for more documentations.

Please note that a family member of an EU or EEA citizen does NOT pay an application fee for Schengen visa.

More information

Directive 2004/38/EC

Swedish Migration Agency on EES family members