Embassy of sweden Bern, Switzerland

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3:13 PM
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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The Swedish Embassy is closed from Thursday April 9th until Monday April 13th.

08 Apr 2020

The Swedish Embassy is closed from Thursday April 9th until Monday April 13th.


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Event calendar.

  • Mando Diao
    Mando Diao, photo:
    15 Aug 2018
    The most challenging period in Mando Diao’s career to date has yielded an excellent album. “Good Times” is a manifesto on love and friendship in dark times.
  • Sommarlek
    Sommarlek (photo: zvg)
    30 Jul 2018
    While waiting for the night rehearsal of the ballet Swan Lake, the lonely twenty-eight year-old ballerina Marie receives a diary through the mail. She travels by ferry to an island nearby Stockholm, where she recalls her first love Henrik...
  • Anna Ternheim, photo: Jerker Josefsson
    26 Jul 2018
    Anna Ternheim is going to present her seventh album “All the Way to Rio” at Blue Balls festival in Luzern.

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