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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.

  • 06 Feb 2020
    Are you also interested in press freedom and media in a changing world? Join us at Destil 10.00-12.00 the 7th of February to listen to our Swedish media experts, Mattias Lundgren and Jan Petersson.
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Join us on the Swedish film nights the 10 and 11 of December. Two days of inspirational films about young people, democracy and human rights.
  • 13 May 2018
    Do as the Swedish embassy in Tirana and join the Gay Pride bicycle ride on Sunday at 11.00!