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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 U.S. embassy: go.usa.gov/xduQM . Last updated: July 6, 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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Travel Advisory: De-escalation from Level 4 to Level 3

Effective July 12, 2021, the U.S. Department of State has de-escalated the Travel Advisory level for Sweden from Level 4 – Do Not Travel to Level 3 – Reconsider Travel. 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 Sweden due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page ...
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Extension of Validity for National Interest Exceptions

Effective June 29, 2021, the validity of National Interest Exceptions has been extended from single entry, 30-day validity, to multiple entry, 12-month validity. Unless otherwise indicated, existing NIEs will be valid for 12 months from the date of approval and for multiple entries, as long as they are used for the purpose under which they ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Cessation of Swedish Kronor (SEK) cash payments for consular services at U.S. Embassy Stockholm effective June 12, 2021. 

Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Stockholm (June 2, 2021) Location:  Sweden Event:  Cessation of Swedish Kronor (SEK) cash payments for consular services at U.S. Embassy Stockholm effective June 12, 2021.   We hope this message finds U.S. citizens in Sweden healthy and well.   Change in Payment Options for Consular Services:  Due to changes by our banking institution as Sweden moves towards becoming a cashless ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Stockholm (May 25, 2021)

Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy Stockholm (May 25, 2021) Location:  Sweden Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States ...
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