- Sweden will introduce pop-up stations that will perform passport checks for nationals located throughout North America beginning in July 2023
The government of Sweden will introduce pop-up stations that will perform passport checks for nationals located throughout North America beginning in July 2023. Initially, offices will open in Ottawa, Canada, and Washington, DC. The service will be open to visa-exempt students and work permit applicants. Eligible individuals include those who:
- Live in the US or Canada
- Have applied for a residence permit to study or work in Sweden, and
- Are permitted to enter Sweden without a visa
For a complete list of visa-required nationals, check here.
What are the Changes?
The Swedish government will open pop-up stations for visa-exempt foreign nationals to have their passports checked as part of the residence permit application process. According to the government, these measures will simplify the application process and travel measures for visa-exempt foreign nationals.
Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Migration Agency, Sweden