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Sweden Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans

To enter Sweden, US citizens require a passport valid for three months beyond intended stay, but no visa is required for stays of up to three months.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

British nationals may enter Sweden with a passport valid three months beyond period of intended stay, and no visa is necessary for passport-holders endorsed British Citizen, British National (Overseas), British Overseas Territories Citizen, or British Subject for a stay of up to three months. Other British passports require a visa.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadians require a passport valid for three months beyond period of intended stay to enter Sweden, but no visa is required for stays of up to three months.

Entry requirements for Australians

For entry to Sweden, Australian citizens require a passport valid for three months beyond period of intended stay, but no visa is required for stays of up to three months.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South Africans require a passport valid for three months beyond period of intended stay as well as a visa for entry to Sweden.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport, but no visa is necessary for stays of up to three months in any six-month period. Visitors must hold visible means of support and need to hold required documents (i.e., passport and where required, a visa) for return or onward journey.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a valid passport, but no visa is necessary.

Passport/Visa Note

All visitors are required to have visible means of support as well as tickets and documentation for return or onward travel. The borderless region known as the Schengen area includes the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden. All these countries issue a standard Schengen visa that has a multiple entry option that allows the holder to travel freely within the borders of all. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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