Sweden is a stunning country made up of thousands of islands, beautiful lakes, dense forests, and snow-capped mountains. Along with unparalleled natural beauty, Sweden also has a long and exciting history. Whether your purpose to visa Sweden are for tourism, work or studying, if you are not citizent of Sweden visa exempted countries, you will need a visa to enter Sweden.
2. Types of Sweden Visa Application Form
There are two types of Visa application forms that you can use to apply for entering Sweden including short term visa( Schengen visa ) and long stay visa ( visitor’s residence permit, national visa).
Schengen Visa Application Form
If you want to visit Sweden for short stay that is not over three months, you should use a Schengen visa form to apply. With this type of visa, you may travel freely throughout the entire Schengen zone. With schengen visa, you can fill the visa application form online. After completing the online application, the form must be printed out and signed before submitting it, together with other required documents to an Sweden foreign representation for processing.
You can download Sweden Schengen Visa Application Form here.
Sweden Long Stay Visa Application Form
When applying, if you know that you will need to stay in Sweden for a period longer than 3 months, you should apply for a visitor’s residence permit. In special case, it might be possible to apply for a national visa, known as a ‘D-visa’. If you are to be granted a residence permit for a visit or a national visa, the purpose of the trip must be to visit Sweden, not to settle there.
You can download Sweden visa application form for Visitor’s residence permit here.
- Application for a visitor’s permit for children under the age of 18, number 167011
- Family details – appendix to your application, form number 239011
3. Guideline for Completing Visa Application Form
You will have to give the following information on your Schengen visa application form:
– Your personal information,
– Information on your background,
– Your purpose of wishing to enter the Schengen Area,
– Other details regarding your trip.
Make sure you fill out every required gap.
Do not leave any columns blank. If you feel that, there are columns that do not correspond to your case, fill them with NA (No Answer).
Remember to print the form twice. Sign both of the copies at the end.
If you are a minor, your parents have to submit a written consent and sign in the corresponding column of the application form.
NOTE: Things that you need to keep in mind.
–Anyone can fill your Schengen visa application form, but it needs to be signed only by the applicant.
–None of the fields should be left blank. If a particular field or section does not concern you then mark it as N/A.
–If you are a minor who wants to travel to any of the Schengen countries, then both the parents need to provide a handwritten consent and need to sign the Schengen visa application form.
–Fill the application in black color only. This is good for better scanning and more legible writing.
–We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel. Check your eligibility before you apply. If you are eligible to apply you will find guidance on how to complete your application and the evidence you need to provide within the online application.