COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

U.S. Citizen Travelers: Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest U.S. embassy: go.usa.gov/xduQM . Last updated: May 3, 2021 Effective January 26, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three …

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U.S. Embassy in Stockholm Closed for Routine Citizenship Appointments from January 18 until February 8

The Consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will close for critical renovation work on Monday, January 18.  We will resume limited routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad services on Monday, February 8.  We regret the inconvenience caused by this temporary closure and will process cases as quickly as possible when we …

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Information on the Expansion of National Interest Exceptions for Travel

While routine nonimmigrant visa services remain heavily impacted, U.S. Embassy Stockholm continues to provide emergency and mission critical visa services to applicants exempted from COVID-19 related Presidential Proclamations. For more information on the presidential proclamations, see  the travel.state website . Exceptions to the proclamations fall into the following categories: students, investors, academics, public health professionals, government officials, crewmembers, family members of …

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Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus

Urgent information for visa applicants regarding novel coronavirus: Entry of foreign nationals who were physically present within the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen zone, the Islamic Republic of Iran, or the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port …

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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Washington DC, January 21, 2016 The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining …

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