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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. 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 embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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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 embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM . July 17, 2020: U.S. citizens in Sweden wishing to travel to Copenhagen for consular services please take note! Effective July 11 the Danish government issued updated border entry guidance and announced that the border region of ...
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Information on the Expansion of National Interest Exceptions for Travel 

Eligible travelers  While routine nonimmigrant visa services remain suspended, 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, ...
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Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #23: Denmark Border Restrictions Update; Voting Abroad and Embassy Drop Off Option

1)  U.S. citizens in Sweden wishing to travel to Copenhagen for consular services please take note!  Effective July 11, the Danish government issued  updated border entry guidance and announced that the border region of Skane in Sweden is now considered an “open” region for the purposes of travel to Denmark.  U.S. citizen applicants residing in an open region within ...
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Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #22: Limited American Citizens Services Resumes; Routine Visa Appointments Remain Suspended

1)  Starting Monday, July 20, the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will resume limited routine passport, birth registration, and notarial service appointments.  If you are eligible to  renew your passport by mail, use this option  to avoid wait times for an in-person appointment.  Please visit our websites for  passportsConsular Reports of Birth Abroad , or  notarial services  for more information about eligibility, required documents and fees, or to schedule an appointment.  If ...
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Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #21: Denmark Border Restrictions; Voting Abroad; Sweden Adjusts Entry Ban; Embassy Closed on July 3

1)  U.S. citizens in Sweden wishing to travel to Copenhagen for consular services please take note! On June 25 the Danish government announced  updated border entry guidance . Under current guidance, the border region of Skane in Sweden is not considered an “open” region for the purposes of travel to Denmark. The full list of exceptions to the Danish border closure ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #20: Regular U.S. Passport Issuances, New Presidential Proclamation on Certain Visas

1)  The U.S. Embassy in Stockholm is pleased to inform you that the turnaround time to receive regular U.S. passports is back to 1-2 weeks. We continue to accept and process mail-in renewal applications for regular adult passports.  For those requiring in-person services, including those applying for a minor (15 or under) or as a ...
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