How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Sweden

Learn how Nigerians can get a visa to Sweden in this article. We take you through all the necessary information required to procure a visa.

About Sweden

The Kingdom of Sweden is a Scandinavian country located in Northern Europe with a total area of about 450,295 square kilometers, and a total population of more than 9.8 million people.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and is home to royal palaces, parkland, and museums.

Types of Swedish Visas

  1. Short-term Schengen visa (less than 90 days)
  2. National visa (D-visa) (more than 90 days)

Necessary Requirements

Below are the required documents for Nigerians who intend to apply for a short-stay business visa:

  1. A visa application form filled and signed.
  2. A receipt confirming the payment of  NGN17,500 for your application fee, if you have not applied online.
  3. An international passport that must be valid for at least three months after your departure from the Schengen area and should have been issued during the past ten years.
  4. Recent passport-sized photographs not more than 6 months old which capture the entire face with a bright background are needed.
  5. Individual medical insurance that can cover the cost of emergency treatment and transport home for medical reasons. Sweden requires you to have SEK 450 per day/person. The amount required may be less if for instance you have paid for board and lodging in advance or live with friends or family.
  6. The embassy requires proof that you can support yourself financially. You are to provide a statement of account from your bank or a wage specification for the last six months. If the person who is inviting you to Sweden will be paying for your support, you must also show in the same way that he/she is capable of doing so.
  7. Hotel reservation/ accommodation information for the duration of the intended stay.
  8. Appropriate flight schedules with dates and flight numbers specifying arrival and departure.
  9. An original copy of the invitation from the company or organization in Sweden showing both the duration and purpose of the visit and who will be responsible for supporting you financially throughout the course of your stay.
  10. Proof that you are self-employed: TCC (Tax Clearance Certificate) and Certificate of Business Incorporation (certificate of registration of company or business).
  11. Evidence of commercial activities in Nigeria and recent contacts, the continuation of the commercial relationship with the company that invites (contracts, bills, commercial correspondence, etc.).
  12. If the applicant is participating in conferences, fairs, seminars, congresses, etc: an invitation from a company or an authorized body to attend events connected with trade, industry, or work, evidence of registration and entry tickets for events, if necessary, other documents that show the existence of trade or work relations.

Where To Go

Embassy of Sweden in Abuja

Address: 41 T. Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro District, Abuja.
Tel: +234-987-46913, +234-816-7794490
Email Address: [email protected]
Official Website:

For more details regarding all types of visas, please visit the official website of the Swedish Embassy in Nigeria,

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