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

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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 ...
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How to reach Treriksröset?

Treriksröset is a point which borders Norway, Sweden and Finland. Now the question is, how to get there? Take a look at this map: The closest route is the E8, but it takes 5 hours to go by foot or ...
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No credit card, but debit with vpay in Sweden

I'm doing a round-trip right now and would like to visit Sweden, but I'm wondering how far I would get with just a normal debit card with v-pay. Are there ATMs in smaller towns? (Along Inlandsbanan) ...
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Entering Sweden with an EU ID card

On the 3rd of August I tried to drive to Sweden with a truck, using also a ferry from Grenå to Varberg. At the entry to the port I had to show my passport, as showing just my Slovenian EU ID card was ...
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Submitted for Sweden visa to Denmark embassy want to get the passport back for emergency travel

Submitted for Sweden visa to Denmark embassy via VFS in singapore want to get the passport back for emergency travel
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How does a non-EU spouse get his residence permit? [closed]

I am a Swedish citizen, married to a non-EU national. We've been married over 3 years. My husband recently got a one-year visa, issued free of charge, by the German Embassy and we are currently in ...
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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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Traveling to France, on single-entry Schengen tourist visa issued by Sweden [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national, currently residing in US. I'd applied for a Schengen visa for Iceland at the Sweden consulate (Sweden handles visa processing for Iceland). My passport with the stamped visa ...
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Copenhagen to Sweden non-rebookable train ticket validity

I'll be taking the train from Copenhagen airport into Sweden. There are ticket machines in the airport but sometimes the lines are very long so I'm considering buying the ticket online at https://www....
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Sweden UT Card holder can have non-Sweden country as point of entry [duplicate]

I have a Sweden UT card (Resident Permit), and I am a non-EU citizen. Right now, I am in India. I have not used my Sweden UT card before. Is it possible for me to enter any other Schengen country (not ...
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Can I apply for Canadian refugee if I'm European citizen? [closed]

I'm visitor in Canada and I do not want to go back in Sweden because I'm at risk. How can I request for refugee in Canada?
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Leaving and returning to Sweden while awaiting residence card [closed]

Am I allowed to travel while I am in the process of getting a residence card (husband is an EU citizen, kids and I are not)? We got conflicting information from Migrationsverket: "you can," "no, you ...
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Will a Russian citizen with US green card traveling through Stockholm need a transit visa?

I recently flew from LAX to Pulkovo with a layover in Stockholm Arlanda and was not able to go to my connecting flight without going through passport control. I was initially told I cannot enter the ...
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Passport Not Stamped on Entering Sweden

I have a flight from India - Munich where they just scanned my passport and saw my Work permit of Sweden but didn't stamped on my passport. On reaching Sweden there was no immigration check and ...
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Is Sweden full of mosquitoes during the summer?

Recently, I booked a vacation to Sweden (the south). Because I was so happy to go there, I bought a few books about it. Then, I noticed that there is a chance that you can be bitten by mosquitoes and ...
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ID checks while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry!

Do they check IDs while traveling from Stockholm to Tallin by ferry?
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Transit Visa for Stockholm [duplicate]

I have a layover in Stockholm from the US on my way to the Czech Republic. I have both Czech and US passports. I need to pick up and recheck my bags. Will I need a transit visa?
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Passport expiration with layover

I'm going to Ireland the last week of April and they do not have a minimum passport validity but I have a layover in Sweden which has a 6 month minimum passport validity requirement. My passport ...
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Do I need to be under 26 at the time of booking or time of departure for SAS youth tickets?

Do I need to be under 26 at the time of booking or time of departure for SAS youth tickets? I am 25 but I will be 26 when I plan on going on this trip, do I still qualify for the youth rate?
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Public transit to/from Stockholm Bromma airport (BMA)

I'm currently on an extended trip, and I'm staying in the Sodermalm/SoFo area of Stockholm. I will have a visitor flying into Bromma airport, and I'd like to meet her there after work (from Kista). ...
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Airbnb and justify of expenses

For EuroCG 17 conference, I will be travelling to Sweden and I am thinking of Airbnb. However, the trip is going to be paid by the Special Account of National Funds, thus I need a invoice (τιμολόγιο) ...
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Are visa applications from Chinese citizens commonly refused for lack of ties?

I am helping my girlfriend, who is a Chinese citizen living in China, to apply for a Swedish visa to come and visit me this summer. I visited her in China in the fall and had no trouble obtaining a ...
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Are non-EU national “visiting researchers” in Sweden eligible for VAT refund? [closed]

Sweden offers a special kind of residence permit for "visiting researchers". As far as I understand this "visiting researcher" permit is different from a proper residence permit and more akin to a D-...
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Homestay in Sweden to learn Swedish

I'm Dutch but in love with the Swedish language, so after some time on Duolingo I wanted to expand my knowledge of Swedish in real life. I found an organization which provides Swedish lessons in ...
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Re-entering Schengen Area before expiration of my Swedish visa

I am Hong Kongese, studying in Sweden. I have a Hong Kong SAR passport which allows me visa-free access to Schengen countries for 90 days. I also have a Swedish residence permit. I read in other ...
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Entering Sweden with tourist visa while awaiting “researcher” permit

I am a non-EU national with a 3-year research job offer from a Swedish company. I am eligible for and have applied for a residence permit as a visiting researcher, which is being processed at the ...
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Can my son travel to Denmark while banned from entering Sweden?

My son is American and was on a tourist visa in Sweden. While there, he was arrested and jailed for getting into a heated argument in public with his girlfriend. After serving two months of his 4 ...
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How can I avoid being stopped when exiting Phillipines by Immigration and/or being refused boarding by airline because of paperwork issues?

I am going to Sweden to spend the Christmas and New Year with my Swedish boyfriend, for 16 days. I am employed and have traveled to other countries before (although always with my family; this is the ...
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My sponsor currently does not have a job

tl;dr: Planning to travel to Sweden for 2 weeks. Sponsor is still a student so no current job/income. But he does have a decent amount of money in savings. Should I still pursue my application? ...