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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:  08/24/20 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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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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Sweden – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Sweden due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Sweden due to COVID-19. Sweden has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Sweden. ...
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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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