Sweden Visa For Indians

Sweden, the largest country in northern Europe has a varied landscape with pristine lakes, lush forests, and mountains with beautiful historical sights. Sweden is considered as the heaven for all the people out there who loves to get fascinated by the nature with clean air and water. 

Indians intending to travel to Sweden needs to have a valid Sweden Visa for Indians based on the purpose of the travel whereas the applicants who travel to Sweden as a visitor when the sole purpose of the visit is tourism or to meet the family & friends in Sweden need to apply for Sweden Tourist Visa for Indians under the category of short term visa.

Types of Sweden Visa

Tourist Visa – When the applicant intends to visit Sweden for tourism purposes or to meet family & friends then they need to apply for a tourist visa. With a tourist visa, the maximum stay can be of 30 days or as mentioned on the visa.

Business Visa – When the applicant intends to attend business meetings, conferences, or seminars in Sweden they are required to apply for a business visa or short term visa. The validity of this visa can be of 90 days or as mentioned on the visa. 

Apply For Sweden Tourist Visa Online

Sweden is a part of Schengen areas and hence while applying for the visa when your sole purpose of the travel is tourism then you need to make sure that you have maximum stay in Sweden as per the itinerary irrespective of the entry and exit in the other Schengen areas.

Note: Passports with remarks are not accepted by the Sweden Embassy.

Sweden Tourist Visa requirements

  • Original Passport with two blank pages and 3 months validity from the date of exit from Sweden
  • Visa form
  • 2 Photographs with the dimension of 35mm x 45mm, white background, matt finish, and not older than 6 months.
  • Cover letter
  • Bank Statement attested for 3 months
  • Return Air Ticket
  • Internal travel tickets if traveling to different Schengen Countries
  • Hotel Confirmation
  • Insurance

If employed

  • Leave Letter
  • Salary Slip

If self-employed

  • Registration Papers
  • Company bank statement

If retired

  • Retirement proof

If student

  • School/College ID card

If invited – documents from Inviter

  • Invitation letter
  • Passport copy/Visa copy
  • Resident Permit
  • Utility Bill/Tax Papers

Business Visa travelers

  • Invitation letter from inviting company
  • Cover letter from Indian company on letterhead.


Fly For Holidays is an Online Travel Company based in Mumbai, but we provide Visa Services online and offline for major cities in India like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Goa, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum, Delhi, Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Jaipur, Kolkata and many more. Do not hesitate to reach us and talk to our experts for your visa application

Sweden visa fees for Indians 2020

Visa Type Purpose Validity Consulate Fees Vfs Fees Service Fees
Short Term  Visiting Friends / Tourist  90 Days  EUR Adult- 80 Rs.1,033/- Rs.1,500/-


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Simple steps to get Sweden Visa:

Fly For Holidays has been a part of more than a thousand travelers’ dreams. We offer a quick and hassle-free Sweden Visa service. With a dedicated team of visa experts, cater to all your Sweden Visa requirements. Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your Sweden Visa application.

Steps to be followed for Visa Application:

Step 1: Provide your Sweden travel plan to our Visa Expert.

Step 2: Arrange  your documents and Email it to us- visa@flyforholidays.com for checking & confirming the documents

Step 3: Once we receive your documents, it will be verified by our Sweden Visa Expert and will schedule the appointment for the applicant. On the scheduled appointment date visit the center with all the documents in original.

Step 4: Once your documents are submitted, pay your Sweden Visa Fees. Visa processing time is of 10 -12 days.

Documents to Carry while Traveling to Sweden

  • Carry Original Valid Passport;
  • Make sure to carry valid Sweden Visa Copy;
  • Confirmed Return Air Ticket
  • Confirmed hotel bookings or stay proof;
  • Sweden Currency in cash or Foreign Exchange Receipt;
  • Android Phone, preferably with a Sweden SIM card from India;
  • Any additional documents like valid visa if traveling to the third country.

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Sweden Visa FAQ

1. Is the visa for Sweden applied online?

No, the visa isn’t applied online however the applicant needs to fill the form online.

2. Is insurance mandatory before applying for the visa?

Yes, Insurance is a mandatory document. Insurance must have coverage of 30,000 Euros covering the entire stay in the Schengen areas.

3. Is confirmed air ticket mandatory for applying for the visa?

Yes, confirmed air tickets and internal travel tickets are required if traveling to other Schengen areas.

4. Do I need to visit the VFS center for the submission of the documents?

Yes, the applicant is required to visit the center as they are required to submit biometrics. However once submitted biometrics is valid for 59 months irrespective of the Schengen country for which you have submitted.

5. When is the earliest I can apply for the Sweden Visa?

Sweden’s visa can be applied 90 days before the intended date of travel.

6. My Passport is expiring in a few months can I apply for the Sweden Visa?

No, you cannot apply for the visa as the passport must be valid for 3 months from the intended date of exit from the Sweden /Schengen area.

7. Is there any express service facility available for Sweden Visa?

No, there is no express service facility for applying for a Sweden Visa hence the applicant is advised to apply at least 30 days before the intended date of travel.

8. Are the visa fees refunded if the visa gets rejected?

No, consulate fees, VFS logistic fees, and our service fees none of it is refunded in case of visa getting rejected.

9. How long can I stay in Sweden or any of the Schengen countries with a valid visa?

You can stay for a maximum of 30 days or as per the conditions mentioned on the visa.

10. Can I reapply for the Sweden visa if my visa gets rejected?

Yes, you can reapply for the visa provided if your conditions have changed unlike the earlier rejected visa or you can provide the documents which were the reason for the rejection of the visa.

Documents to Carry while Traveling to Sweden

  • Carry Original Valid Passport;
  • Make sure to carry valid Sweden Visa Copy;
  • Confirmed Return Air Ticket
  • Confirmed hotel bookings or stay proof;
  • Sweden Currency in cash or Foreign Exchange Receipt;
  • Android Phone, preferably with a Sweden SIM card from India;
  • Any additional documents like valid visa if traveling to the third country.

Basic information to keep in mind while visiting Sweden

  • Should Have a valid Passport and valid Schengen Visa;
  • Make sure you are well fit;
  • Can communicate properly;
  • Should be able to understand What Immigration Officer is asking and has to make sure to reply quickly with confidence.
  • You should be able to convince the officer that you have sufficient funds and you will exit the country before your visa expires.

Terms & Conditions

Grant of visas are at the sole discretion of the visa officer at the consulate. We at Fly for Holidays will provide you guidance and advise to submit your visa application to the best of our knowledge and as per our information and experience. Possible time taken to process visas and turnaround time as advised by us to you is as per an estimate that is provided by Consulates. Applications are reviewed based on the information and documents submitted by you. Fly for Holidays is not responsible for the validity ,approval or rejection of your visa application at any point of time.

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