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25 Jun 2020

Amendment of temporary entry ban to the EU via Sweden due to COVID-19

On 25 June the Government decided to extend the temporary entry ban to the EU via Sweden until 7 July 2020. On June 4 the Government adopted certain amendments clarifying the ban. The aim of the entry ban is, as previously, to mitigate the effects of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and reduce the outbreak of COVID-19. 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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Temporary travel ban in Sweden comes into effect 19 March

18 Mar 2020

Following an EU decision, the Swedish Government has decided to halt international travel into Sweden. The decision, which is taken to mitigate the effects of the covid-19, comes into effect on March 19th and will be in force for 30 days, means that non-essential travelers cannot enter Sweden during this period.


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