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18 Mar 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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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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