Applying for a visa to Sweden

If you want to visit Sweden and you are a citizen of a country outside the EU, you may need to apply for a visa.      

List of foreign citizens who require Visa for entry into Sweden

Important Information

From November 14, 2013 all applicants, applying for a Schengen visa, must submit biometric data - ten fingerprints and a digital photo. The biometric data is stored in the Visa Information System (VIS), which is an IT-system that allows Schengen States to exchange visa data. For more information visit: VIS