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Questions tagged [sweden]

A large country in Scandinavia which has Stockholm as its capital. It shares land borders with Norway and Finland.

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Can I visit the UK with an EU/Swedish permanent residence card? [duplicate]

I am non EU national, living in a Schengen country Sweden for past 5 years. I hold Bangladeshi passport and EU permanent residence card valid for 5 years. Can i go to UK for few days to visit my ...
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Returning to Sweden after a 90 day visist [duplicate]

I returned from Sweden 11/20/18 after a 90 day visit there. When can I return to Sweden for 30 days?
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Visa type,embassy for two EU visits (interview and tourism)?

(I tried searching here for answers and couldn't find anything like my situation) I'm an Indian and I have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in Sweden (3 days) in late ...
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Can an Indian enter Denmark 1 day before visa starts?

I have a residence permit for Sweden that starts from 1/1/19. I have an Indian passport. I'm planning to travel from Chennai to Copenhagen by flight. The flight takes off at 3.30 AM from Chennai and ...
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Am I banned after 9 month overstay in Sweden? [closed]

I just want know about the penalties for overstay in Sweden. I start traveling to Sweden from 2014 using six months residence permit. I always returned to India before my visa expired. After 3 ...
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Penalty for accidentally overstaying in Sweden by 1 day? (US citizen)

I stay 90 days in/90 days out of Sweden on a consistent basis to be with my fiance as much as possible while he finishes his studies (only 1 1/2 years left now, thank god!) We have been doing this ...
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Can I follow where the ferry between Vaasa and Uumaja (Vasa and Umeå) is?

The ferry from Vaasa to Uumaja has turned back due to bad weather. Is there a way of following where it is, expected arrival time and other such information?
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Will I need to go through immigration when flying from Sweden to Finland?

I will be in Stockholm in January and I'm thinking of taking a flight to Rovaniemi, Finland while I'm there. I know I will have to go through immigration to get into Sweden. But, since I'm already in ...
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Port of entry for Schengen Long Stay Student Visa [closed]

I have a query regarding my long stay student visa. I am going to apply for my long stay student visa for france from a non-eu country but I wish to enter Sweden first and stay for 10 days with a ...
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Is appearance important at the border?

I hold a Swedish passport and I plan to travel to the UK this month and then to Canada within the next three months. I have a type of personality preferring old clothing and high-time not shaving ...
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Things to see in the North Sweden in November [closed]

I'm going to visit Sweden in two weeks, landing in Arlanda (Stockholm). I'm renting a car and was thinking of spending the first weekend driving around and seeing its natural beauty. I have lived ...
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Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
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Does intra-Schengen removal count as deportation or removal from any country?

I took the Helsingør to Helsingborg ferry from the Danish side. I was not warned that there would be passport control on the Swedish side before boarding the ferry and, as such, I did not I know I ...
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Schengen Visa 90/180 rule with intermittent work-permit from Sweden [duplicate]

I am a Indian passport holder with a Schengen Visa (type C, valid from May'18 to May'19, 90 days stay). I'm in Sweden since May'18 (till Nov'18) with a Schengen visa and I also have a Swedish work-...
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Getting Married to a US Citizen, Can I apply for US immigration visa from Sweden where I live on a temporary residence permit [closed]

I am a Pakistani national master student here in Sweden since 2 years and I will be done with my studies in one more year. I am residing here on a study residence permit from Swedish immigration ...
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Best Way of Travelling Weekly [closed]

I live in Sweden and work in Norway. I fly from Sweden to Norway on Tuesdays and I'm back on Fridays. What is the cheapest way to keep this travel routine? Is there some travel company, or flight ...
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Applying for a second Schengen Visa within 2 months.

I visited France on a Schengen visa in September for 12 days (visa obtained in July). I would like to visit Sweden now for 5 days in October. Can I apply for another Schengen visa so soon? Do i need ...
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Is it rude to speak Swedish in Norway?

I speak Swedish quite well, but my active Norwegian is very basic, although I can understand most of it if I concentrate. I'm aware Norwegians can usually/always understand Swedish. I'm told ...
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can I apply for D Visa for my family or Visitor Visa till the time I'm not getting work permit for family?

The Swedish work permit of my family is pending for long time, So can I apply for D Visa for my family or Visitor Visa till the time I'm not getting work permit for family?
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Can I travel to Sweden with a Finland issued Schengen visa? (Sweden not mentioned in travel itinerary) [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen visa issued by Finland embassy and in the travel itinerary (in required documents) I mentioned that my whole 15 days will be in Finland. Now the plan may change and I want to ...
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Can I leave luggage at or near Kiruna station?

We will be travelling through Kiruna in northern Sweden next week and would like to leave a suitcase somewhere during the afternoon before getting the overnight train to Stockholm which leaves at 1834....
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Is it a problem that I didn't report back in person to the Italian embassy upon my return to India? [closed]

I visited Europe in 2015 with a Schengen visa issued by Italy. It required that, on my return, I report back to the Italian embassy in Delhi. The day I planned my visit was a Friday and I was not ...
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Am I allowed to use an enclosed flame gas cooker during the outdoor fire ban in Sweden

There is a fire ban in Sweden because of the drought and forest fire danger. It of course includes open fires, charcoal grills and the like. But I can't find information explicitly about non-open ...
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Entering Schengen zone as a tourist before my working permit starts (Sweden) [duplicate]

I'll soon be working on Stockholm. I already have my work and residence permit approved starting on September 17th. However, I have plans to visit a friend over in Barcelona first (around September ...
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Sending a package to Norway by Poste Restante (from France)

I plan to do trekking with my boyfriend in September. We will start by crossing the Lofoten Islands in Norway and then we will go into Northern Sweden to do a part of the Kungsleden. We don't want to ...
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I suspect my cellular carrier may be breaking the EU free roaming directive. What can I do about it?

My significant other and I both live in Sweden, and we have two different phone subscriptions from the same provider (Hallon). I have 25 GB monthly data, she has 100 GB. We have large plans because we ...
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Mountain biking routes within 7 hours travel from Copenhagen [closed]

Copenhagen and the surrounding areas of Denmark are fairly flat for decent mountain biking. Is there anywhere within 6 or 7 hours travelling by car (or train) from Copenhagen with some more hilly (...
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90/180 rule while holding a swedish residence holder permit [duplicate]

i am an Indian citizen, holding a valid residence permit from Sweden. I have a confusion about 90/180 rule. For eg if i am planning to travel to France 12 /06/ to 18/06. Its just a 6 days trip. How ...
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Skånetrafiken and Öresundståg trains [closed]

This is a really important question for me. This is about a crucial part in my upcoming trip. I'm going to Helsingborg in Skåne (Scania), Sweden in the start of June. I'm travelling by airplane from ...
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Öresundståg and the ID / border controls

I will be travelling by Öresundståg from Copenhagen airport to Helsingborg on Friday 1 June and then back again from Helsingborg to Copenhagen airport on Sunday 3 June. I'm very worried about these ...
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Clarification of 90/180 rule [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen holding a valid residence permit for work from Sweden. I want to know how the 90/180 rule works for person holding a valid residence permit within a member state. Does this ...
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First border entry in the Schengen area is different than the application [duplicate]

I am going to Sweden. I got a tourist visa issued by the Swedish embassy. During my application, I chose "Sweden" as my first border entry. I am not sure if I could leave it blank. Now I am going to ...
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Travel to Sweden after work permit is approved [closed]

I am from Asia and I have applied for work permit for Sweden which is approved by Swedish agency. Last week I gave biometrics for UT card and now I am waiting for UT card to be dispatched to me. But ...
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Copenhagen Airport to Kalmar Sweden

My son will be flying into Copenhagen in July arriving at 7:15am. He will need to travel by train to Kalmar. He must go through border control. I am wondering: how much time he will need to get ...
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Schengen visa form: sponsor and applicant both

I am going from India to Sweden for an internship. The flights and accommodation costs are provided by the sponsor. But I have to bear other living expenses. So in section 33 of the Schengen visa form,...
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Border Control from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Malmo (Sweden)

Has the asylum seeker/refugee situation in Sweden lead to any extra security checks or border checkpoints along this route? I will be travelling from Copenhagen - Malmo and back in around a month so ...
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Single-entry Schengen visa

I am an Indian passport holder and travelling from Mumbai to Stockholm for office work for 8 days. I have a single-entry Schengen visa for 10 days issued by the Sweden embassy in New Delhi. I will be ...
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Kenyan citizen travelling to Sweden

I am preparing to travel to Sweden for missionary work with our church. I am the single mom of a one-year-old child and I'm self-employed. My business is fairly new, having started in September of ...
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Swedish cashless economy for tourism

As a visitor to Sweden, what are my options for paying for things? Should I buy some kind of pre-paid card and load it? Will merchants accept a MasterCard from Ireland with microchip/rfid?
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Transportation options between Stockholm and Skavsta Airport?

It looks like the tickets to Skavsta are a bit cheaper than those to Arlanda. How do I go to Stockholm from the Skavsta Airport?
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Schengen visa issued by France to Sweden

I have a Schengen visa issued by the French embassy. My main trip is to France. But I have a sister (sister by heart, not by blood) who is Indonesian and had been living in Sweden for 3 years. I'm ...
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Can I drive from Belgium to Sweden without a valid Schengen visa?

I promised my girlfriend to take her to see the Northern Lights. We live in Belgium and because of the visa application, she cannot leave the country for 6 months... We already drove to France, ...
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Route planner for moped in Norway and Sweden?

When I travel by car or bicycle, I use Google Maps to plan the route and to get some rough idea in advance of how long the journey might take. However, when I travel by moped, I face two problems: ...
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Is snus legal in Sweden? [closed]

Have read on the internet that there's a tobacco product called snus that appears to be legal in Sweden while banned many countries. Can you bring snus into Sweden and out of Sweden? Or will you be ...
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When is there a high chance of seeing the aurora from Sweden?

In what time of the year is there a high chance of having a visible aurora borealis in Sweden? Are there significant differences between areas in Sweden regarding visibility of the aurora? Obviously ...
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What ferries go from Sweden to Finland? [closed]

I'm in Sweden and I need to go to Finland. I don't want to take a flight or drive there, and I've seen that there seem to be ferries going from Sweden to Finland. What ferry options are there for ...
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Transfer Desks at ARN (Stockholm-Arlanda)?

I am booked on CA911 PEK-ARN and TK1796 ARN-IST, with 2 separate tickets. I will bring carry-on luggage only. Are there any transfer desks at ARN, specifically Turkish Airline's, so I can get my ...
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What Pay-in lounges are there at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I'll be flying from Stockholm Arlanda Airport and my ticket doesn't include lounge access. What lounges accept payment for access at Arlanda Airport? I've found Arlanda Lounge and Menzies but not in ...
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Stockholm Arlanda Airport transfer

How do you get to and from Arlanda Airport? Are there busses, trains or even flights connecting Arlanda with Stockholm? Is it possible to take a taxi to Stockholm?
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Are there bikes for rent in Stockholm?

Is is possible to rent bikes when visiting Stockholm? Is there for example a City Bikes company operating in the city? Would prefer being able to rent a bike for a few hours, leave it basically ...