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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 . Last updated:  10/19/20 Country-Specific Information:  Public services, schools, and retail commerce are generally open and available in Sweden.  Face masks are not required in public areas and are generally not worn.   On ...
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Ambassador Howery visits Skåne

For his first official visit to Sweden’s southernmost region of Skåne, Ambassador Howery visited Malmö and Lund on October 19-21.  His first stop at the visit was at Lund University, where he met with the university leadership headed by Vice Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz, follwed by a tour of the university-hosted MAX IV lab and a ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

VOTING SPECIFIC INFORMATION: If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW! Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember the U.S. Embassy is not a polling place; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ballot. Many ...
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Embassy hosts screening of musical film Hamilton

Embassy Stockholm had the honor of hosting a small, exclusive screening of the magnificent musical film Hamilton on September 9 at the Bio Rio cinema  The Walt Disney Company Nordic generously partnered with the Embassy to make this happen prior to the launch of Disney’s streaming service in Sweden. Hamilton is the story of how men and women, including the forgotten Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, realized the American Dream and built a new nation that set an ...
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COVID-19 Update #24: Voting Abroad, Mail-in Passport Renewal Option, Extension of Temporary Entry Restrictions in Sweden, Embassy closed September 7

1)  To vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020 .  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter.  Voters should review our  voting webpage  and  previous updates  for information on overseas ...
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