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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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How did Malmö and Copenhagen connect before the Öresund Bridge?

I can't find any information on how Malmö and Copenhagen were connected (and who the operator was) before the Öresund Bridge was inaugurated.
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Passport validity rule for US citizen on short Sweden/Schengen visit?

I live in Sweden; I have an American friend, currently studying in the UK, who had planned to visit this weekend (returning to the UK directly afterwards). Unfortunately, she noticed this week that ...
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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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VAT refund for a conference ticket in Sweden

I've purchased a conference ticket online for 6500 SEK (including VAT). The conference will take place in Sweden. As a non-EU resident, can I refund VAT from this purchase? Either online or visiting ...
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3 time Schengen visa denial- having Sweden Personnumer [duplicate]

I have been rejected from Schengen Area 3 time in last 1.5 year( first from spain and the next 2 times from France) ,All with the reason they were not satisfied me to leave Schengen area. In 2013 I ...
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I will be going to Sweden for business. Can I visit London from Sweden and how much will a UK visa cost? [closed]

I reside in India, but will be going to Sweden for business purposes. Can I visit London by applying for a visa from Sweden?
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I'm have a refugee passport & document from Sweden - what Canadian visa do I need [duplicate]

I would like to travel to Canada for a holiday. I'm holding a refugee passport and other documents from Sweden, and it is permanent. I don't know what type of application I need to apply for?
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Sweden tourist or visiting a friend visa

I planning on going to Sweden and I am not sure which visa type should I apply to; tourist or visiting a friend. I will be going to Stockholm and I will be meeting a friend, there we will go on the ...
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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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Travelling to Kiruna, Sweden from Dubai, clothing during extreme cold climate

We stay in Dubai. Four of us are planning to travel to north Sweden this February end to see the northern lights. We would be facing a temperature of -25 to -30 degree Celsius. We are worried on where ...
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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) [duplicate]

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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Ride-sharing in Sweden?

Is there a popular website for arranging ride-sharing in Sweden? In Germany I've had good luck with carpooling.com / mitfahrgelegenheit.de, but that site doesn't seem to get much use in Sweden. Is ...
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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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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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I'd like to go on a moose safari in Sweden. What are my options?

I've been in Sweden for some time now, but never had a chance to go on a moose safari so far. To clear up any confusion, this is the kind of trip where you walk around through the forest, enjoy the ...
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travel from Gothenburg C to Copenhagen airport (CPH)

I have a return flight to Canada from the Copenhagen airport (CPH) at 12:35pm on July 1st, 2017 and am currently staying in Gothenburg. I have booked a ticket with Öresundståg departing from ...
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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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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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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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Do I need an IDP in Sweden

From what I've read, an IDP is not needed for US residents when visiting Sweden. However, there was some indication that an IDP might be needed when renting a car. Is there any definitive answer to ...
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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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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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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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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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EEA family permit to UK (spouse EEA nation)

I'm Russian, have a permanent residency in Sweden. My wife is Swedish. We're going together to the UK. Wonder if can I get a free of charge UK visa? When we visited Norway from UK, they issued for ...
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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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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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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 ...