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04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

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. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. 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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Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

03 Jul 2020

Requirements for a ten-day quarantine for travelers from Sweden to Switzerland and Liechtenstein as of July 6, 2020. Read more about this here:


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  • José Gonzáles
    José Gonzáles (photo: Malin Johansson)
    25 Sep 2018
    For these evenings the Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist José González combines with the experimental collective The String Theory, conducted by Patrick Christensen aka PC Nackt.
  • photo zvg
    Photo from film "Turkkiosken" (zvg)
    10 Sep 2018
    This years’ edition of the series "New Swedish Shorts" is again curated by Andreas Fock (Swedish Film Institut) and presents new Swedish short films in Bern (Cinématte, Sept. 11), Zürich (Riffraff, Sept. 12) and Geneva (Cinélux, Sept. 13).
  • Gunhild Carling
    Gunhild Carling (photo: zvg)
    24 Aug 2018
    Gunhild Carling is truly a musical experience to behold. The talented vocalist and multi-instrumentalist plays around 20 instruments and makes a marvelous throwback to the days of the classic entertainers of the '20s and '30s.

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