Business and conference visits

When applying for a business visa for Sweden, you must submit all of the documents mentioned below.

For a business or conference visit, you are required to enclose an invitation – a letter – with your visa application from the company concerned or from whoever is organizing the conference. The invitation must contain details about you, the applicant, such as:

  • personal particulars
  • arrival and departure dates
  • the purpose of your visit who will support you during your stay in Sweden.

A pre-printed form is found to the right, Questionnaire for applicants, Appendix A. It is also available at the Embassy or Consulate.

  • A passport or other travel document, including copy, valid for at least a further three months after departing from Sweden.

  • A completed application form, in Swedish or English. Application forms for a Schengen visa may be downloaded to the right. They are also available at the Embassy/Consulate.

  • Family details – Appendix to your application

  • Two [2] photographs of passport style and size [35 x 45 mm] for all applicants, including minors. Your photograph must be:
    – colour photo
    – recent and of true likeness
    – showing full face
    – taken without headgear
    – head coverings and hats are only acceptable due to religious beliefs, and even then, may not cover any portion of the applicant's face
    – taken against a plain, evenly lit and light background.

    Photographs that do not conform to these standards will be rejected and may cause delay in processing the application.

  • Invitation from a company or organization in Sweden as above

  • A valid, personal travel insurance which covers costs for
    – emergency treatment by a doctor
    – urgent ambulance transportation
    – transportation back to applicant's home country if required for medical reasons.

  • The insurance must cover at least 30,000 Euro and be valid in all Schengen states and cover the total length of stay.

  • Your entry visa must me entered in your passport before your arrival in Sweden.

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