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The Government’s foreign and security policy priorities following Sweden’s accession to NATO

20 Mar 2024

On March 20, Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström presented the Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy following Sweden’s accession to NATO.

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15 Feb 2024

Introduction of an online application for residence permits for visits

Starting February 15, 2024, applicants are to submit their applications for residence permits for visits through an e-application on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency. Applying online shortens the total waiting time since applications will be handled digitally and no longer sent by mail from a mission abroad to the Swedish Migration Agency. A digital application is submitted via the Swedish Migration Agency website and you pay with credit/debit card. Read more about how to submit you application below. After having submitted an application through the e-service, applicants will be contacted, by e-mail, with information on the next steps.

Visit Sweden for more than 90 days – apply for a visitor’s permit - Migrationsverket
17 Oct 2023

Recommendation to Swedes abroad

The threat to Sweden and Swedish interests abroad was already classed as heightened. In light of the fact that two Swedes have been killed in Brussels following a terrorist act, Swedes abroad are encouraged to exercise increased caution and vigilance, and follow the advice of local authorities. Swedes abroad are also encouraged to register on the list of Swedish citizens abroad, and download the UD Resklar app and activate push notifications for the country in question.

Register on the list of Swedish citizens abroad (only in Swedish)

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    24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish film and theatre director, scriptwriter, theatre manager, playwright, and author. The iconic Swedish auteur’s body of work for film and theater brought a new level of psychological depth and intimacy to all disciplines of the performing arts and is being celebrated internationally throughout 2018 as part of the Ingmar Bergman Centennial.
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    24 Mar 2018
    Ingmar Bergman’s imagery continues to inspire artists of all genres today. During the 2018 Bergman Centennial Year, many new films inspired by Bergman’s legacy are being released by contemporary filmmakers.

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