Embassy of sweden Riga, Latvia

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9:59 PM
30 Apr 2021

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

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. 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.

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Information regarding COVID-19 in Sweden

22 Jul 2021

Here you can find information about COVID-19 in Sweden as well as travel information to Sweden.


Event calendar

  • National Day 2021
    06 Jun 2021
    On Sunday 6 June, we celebrate Sweden's National Day by inviting you to a digital celebration!
  • Images that Change the World
    10 Mar 2021
    Who may be seen? Who may not? And why not? Who has the right to decide on who may be seen? Those are some of the questions which the project Images that change the world – a guide to more equal communication aims to answer.
  • Congrats Pippi
    10 Mar 2021
    Pippi Longstocking has encouraged countless girls to belive in themselfs and has become something of a role model in gender equality. During the workshop ‘Gender neutral working culture and environment’ the questions about what gender stereotypes are, how they impact our life, our attitudes, our work with clients will be presented by Iluta Lace, the director of "Centre MARTA".

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Ambassaden erbjuder reseinformation och konsulär service för svenskar, före och under vistelsen.

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Non-swedish citizen interested in Sweden

Working in Sweden, travel to Sweden, study in Sweden or just interested in Sweden?

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Doing business with Sweden

Here you can get comprehensive information on how to do business with Sweden.

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Suspected irregularities

Report to the MFA

If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities, please report to MFA Head of Compliance.

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Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Stories about Sweden and our foreign policy.


Welcome to Sweden

Plan your holiday on Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information.

Visit Sweden
Study in Sweden

Universities in Sweden

Studyinsweden.se is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students.

Guidance for international students outside EU/EES due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study in Sweden
GDPR Request

GDPR Request

Request for register extract, rectification, erasure or restriction of personal data in central systems.

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