Sports or cultural visit – extra documents

If you apply for a visa to visit Sweden for a sporting or cultural purpose, you need the documents listed below.

Forms must be completed in either Swedish or English. When submitting your application you must bring the original documents together with one set of copies.

You must have:

  • The documents required by all visa applicants. Read more under ‘Required documents’.
  • If the purpose is a cultural activity – the invitation from whoever is organising the event in Sweden.
  • If the purpose is a sporting activity – a document from the national association of the sport concerned in your country of origin showing that you are active in this sport.
  • Entry tickets, enrolments or programs stating (wherever possible) the name of the host organization, the length of the stay or other documents indicating the purpose of the journey.