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Embassy of sweden Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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6:02 AM
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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Return to Sweden

04 Apr 2020

If you are a Swedish citizen or permanent resident currently in Saudi Arabia, Oman or Yemen and would like information on how to return to Sweden, please contact us at ambassaden.riyadh@gov.se.

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