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Embassy of sweden Tirana, Albania

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04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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The MFA has extended the advice against travel to countries outside the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area until 31 August, and will remove the advice against travel to a number of countries in the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area as of 30 June

19 Jun 2020

There have been developments recently in the EU, the EEA and the Schengen area that have led to the easing of restrictions that had previously represented obstacles and risks to Swedish travellers. Therefore, as of 30 June, the MFA will remove the advice against non-essential travel to the following countries: Belgium, Croatia, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.

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Event calendar.

  • 31 Mar 2020
    This event is postponed. The Embassy of Sweden has decided to postpone all bigger events and conferences until further notice. To prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 and in reference to the recommendation from the Albanian government.
  • 29 Feb 2020
    The National Experimental Theatre in Albania, "TKE Memory Spahivogli", will perform Swedish author August Strindberg's play "Miss Julie" at ArTubina in Tirana throughout March 2020.
  • 10 Feb 2020
    Welcome to open seminar on how to tackle corruption in Albania. We have invited experts to Destil Creative Hub in Tirana. Experts are joining us from U4, University College in London, University of Warwick and Res Publica.