Visit for longer than 90 days – documents

If you wish to visit Sweden for more than 90 days, you need to apply for residence permit for a visit.

Read more about residence permit for a visit and D-visas under ‘Basic facts’ in the menu on the left.

Applying for a residence permit for a visit

  • Everyone, including children, must apply in person.
  • The forms have to be signed by the applicant personally, while the forms for minors have to be signed by their parent/custodian.
  • All the attached forms and documents have to be presented in the original form.

You need:

  • The form Application for a visitor’s permit.
  • The form Family details – appendix to your application.
  • A passport or some other valid travel document.
  • A copy of the first page in your passport, and of any extensions and/or name changes in the passport.
  • One recently taken colour photograph in passport format that is no older than six months and is 45 mm x 35 mm in size. The photo must be taken against a light background and show you looking straight ahead.
  • A copy of your ticket for the return journey.
  • Documents proving the kinship between you and your host in Sweden (e.g. birth certificates)
  • And – if you are under 18 or are accompanied by children – the form Application for a visitor’s permit for a child. Note that additional documents are required for applicants under the age of 18. Check under ‘Minors – extra documents’.

The person you will be visiting in Sweden needs the following documents:

  • The form Invitation – If you wish to invite a relative or friend to visit you, in the original.
  • Documents showing that the visitor has adequate means of support during his/her stay in Sweden.

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