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Embassy of sweden Canberra, Australia

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02 Apr 2020

Temporary Travel Ban and limited possi­bi­li­ties of obtai­ning a visa to Sweden

On 18 March, the Government decided to temporarily stop non-essential travel to Sweden to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and reduce the spread of the virus. The decision took effect on 19 March and will initially apply for 30 days. This is an exceptional measure that will not apply for longer than necessary. 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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COVID-19 Information from the Embassy in Canberra and opening hours during Easter

09 Apr 2020

The Embassy of Sweden will be closed for Easter from 10 to 13 April 2020. In case of urgent consular assistance, please call the Embassy switchboard: +61 (0)2 6270 2700 press 0 to get connected to the Consular Duty Officer at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. We understand how stressful the situation is for many Swedish travelers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. We are aware that there are many Swedish travelers without flights, who are now also facing problems because of the increased restrictions put in place by the Australian and New Zealand governments. Below you will find information which we trust will answer your questions.

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