Visiting relatives and friends – extra documents

If you apply for a visa to visit relatives and friends, you need the documents listed below.

The forms must be completed either in Swedish or in English. Documents issued by the authorities in your country of origin are to be submitted together with a translation in Swedish or English by an authorised translator.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under 'Required documents'
  • If you are planning to visit relatives – documents showing how you are related, such as a copy of your family registration card, birth certificate and/or marriage certificate.
  • If you are planning to visit friends - documents showing that you have met in person and are in contact on a regular basis. 

Documents concerning the relative or friend in Sweden

You must also attach documents concerning the relative or friend you plan to visit in Sweden. Documents must not be older than three months.

You must have:

  • Invitation , form no. 241011
  • A copy of the first page in the passport of the relative/friend, and of any pages with Indonesian entry and exit stamps.
  • And – if the relative/friend will be paying for your support in Sweden – his/her pay slip, pension statement or statement of account for the past three months.