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23 May 2020

Travel restrictions and national emergency in the UK

New measures at the UK border: 14 days’ self-isolation for anyone entering the UK from the 8 June. The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has extended the advice against non-essential travel to all countries that was decided on 14 March 2020 until 15 July 2020. UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office FCO advises against all but essential international travel. This applies for an indefinite period.

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29 Apr 2020

Opening hours and passport bookings

Due to the coronavirus the Embassy is only offering limited consular services at the moment. The online booking system on the Embassy webpage is temporarily closed. Only extremely urgent passport and visa applications will be considered.

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14 May 2020

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

Today the Government decided to extend the temporary entry ban to the EU via Sweden until 15 June. The decision was taken following a recommendation of the European Commission. 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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Event calendar

  • Swedish culture at home
    09 Apr 2020
    Don't let the corona pandemic stop us from sharing and enjoying culture - let's do it at home instead. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for #swedishcultureathome
  • New Nordics Festival
    18 Mar 2020
    New Nordics is a 4-day festival in London 18-21 March 2020 showcasing the best new Nordic plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Sweden is represented on 19 MARCH / 7.00pm with THE WOMAN WHO TURNED INTO A TREE by Lisa Langseth.
  • 14 Mar 2020
    Doric String Quartet to play Haydn, Britten, Tarrodi and Sibelius at Wigmore Hall.
  • 07 Mar 2020
    LEEDS Town Hall, MANCHESTER Bridgewater Hall, CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange, CHELTENHAM Town Hall, GUILDFORD G-Live, LONDON Cadogan Hall, EDINBURGH Usher Hall
  • 03 Mar 2020
    Swedish Artist Ida Haag will have her paintings and sculptures on view at Hastings Arts Forum, Marina St Leonards, from March 3 - 15 in a show called Contrasts.
  • 27 Feb 2020
    For the fourth time Widell Projects from Stockholm will participate at Collect. Seven Swedish artists are presenting ceramics, glass, metal and paper. Some of the artists are new to Collect, others have already made a reputation there.
  • 22 Feb 2020
    BBC events: Total Immersion: Anders Hillborg – Swedish Maverick Events

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