Sports or cultural visit – extra documents

If you apply for a visa to visit Sweden for a sporting or cultural purpose, you need the documents listed below.

The forms must be completed in Swedish or English. Documents issued by the authorities in your country of origin must be translated into Swedish or English by an authorised translator.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under ‘Required documents’.
  • A copy of your return air ticket booking (we advise you not to pay for any air tickets before your visa has been granted).
  • If the purpose is a cultural activity or event – a letter of invitation from the organizer of the event in Sweden.
  • If the purpose is a sports activity or event – a document from the national association  or your club of the sport concerned in your country of origin, showing that you are currently active in this sport.