Embassy of sweden Washington, USA

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7:48 PM
22 Sep 2021

Updated information on the handling of Schengen visa applications at Embassy of Sweden following the covid-19 pandemic

The temporary entry ban to Sweden is in place until October 31 but it might be extended. Depending on the development of the epidemiological situation both within and outside the EU, travel restrictions may be eased or reintroduced. Please note that all travelers are responsible for verifying the travel restrictions in place before departure. It is also important to note that an issued visa is not a guarantee for entry to Sweden or the Schengen area. The Swedish Border Police will determine whether a person meets the entry conditions. This assessment will be made at the border control point. For updated information on the entry ban to Sweden, and its exemptions, please visit the website of the Swedish Police Authority below. Please note that the Embassy will not be able to do any assessments or answer any additional questions related to the entry ban or categories exempted from the entry ban.

Swedish Police Authority website

Honorary consulate to open in Los Angeles

06 Oct 2021

Sweden will open an honorary consulate in Los Angeles, California on October 20, 2021. Ms. Gudrun Giddings will be the new honorary consul.

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Frequently asked questions

02 Sep 2021

Entry ban to Sweden

Individuals residing in certain countries are exempted from the entry ban to Sweden but as of September 6, Sweden will reintroduce the entry ban for travelers from the US. However, a number of exemptions are in place and the list is revised frequently so make sure to check the latest details right before you travel.

FAQ Swedish Police Authority’s website

Event calendar

  • 05 Oct 2021
    A new perspective in working towards the abolishment of the death penalty.
  • 29 Sep 2021
    A timely conversation with U.S. and Swedish foreign policy leaders to discuss the links between gender equality and democracy, share efforts to implement whole-of-government responses, and strategize the way forward to advance gains for all. Featuring Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde.
  • 16 Sep 2021
    The impact of climate change on conflict, displacement and migration are increasingly far-reaching and apparent. It is estimated that as many as 200 million individuals could be environmentally displaced by 2050. Join us for an expert discussion on how to safeguard the democratic rights of the environmentally displaced.

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