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Embassy of sweden Hanoi, Vietnam

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18 Mar 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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Q&A

23 Mar 2020

The current situation with a global pandemic puts a lot of stress on people as well as on the global travel system. Below is a Q&A aimed at answering some of the most frequent questions the Embassy is receiving at the moment. Please read through them before contacting the Embassy. See also the Swedish Foreign Ministry's site for Corona-related information, https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/om-utlandet-för-svenska-medborgare/reseinformation/nya-coronaviruset/ Please remember that the Embassy does not receive updates from airlines, the information below is that which has been identified by the Embassy. Travelers need to double-check the information prior to booking tickets etc. The situation in Vietnam evolves rapidly and the Vietnamese government is enacting strong measures to contain the spread of the virus. Please follow the news carefully. If you have not already, we advice you as a Swedish Citizen to register on the Swedish list https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/svensklistan and to download the app UD Resklar.

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Event calendar.

  • Girls Like Us
    24 Nov 2019
    Welcome to Hanoi International Queer Film Week and the screening of 'Girls Like Us'.
  • Innovate Like a Swede 2019
    09 Sep 2019
    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation in Vietnam.
  • Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir
    25 Feb 2019
    The Swedish Embassy in Hanoi is proud to present some of the finest from the Swedish jazz- and choir scene: Gustaf Sjökvist Chamber Choir (GSKK), jazz pianist Jan Lundgren and bass player Hans Backenroth. They will do performances in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City at the end of February and beginning of March. The concerts are part of the Embassy’s commemoration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Vietnam.

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