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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 . Updates as of May 22nd: Effective May 26th, all visitors to the U.S. Embassy, including those for U.S. Citizen services and visa appointments, are required to wear face coverings at all times ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #15: Embassy Closed May 25th, Face Coverings Required for Embassy Visitors

1)  Please be advised that the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen for limited (emergency) consular services on Tuesday, May 26th. 2)  Effective May 26th, all visitors to the U.S. Embassy, including those for U.S. Citizen services and visa appointments, are required ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #14: Entry Restrictions Extended for Sweden, Other Travel Information

1)  Effective March 19, Sweden temporarily banned the entry of all foreign nationals trying to enter Sweden from a country not part of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. The ban was  recently extended  to June 15, 2020.  For more information, including exceptions to the ban, visit the  Swedish government website. 2)  On May 13, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #13: Embassy Closed May 1, U.S. & Swedish Travel, Passport Delays Continue

1)  Please be advised that the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Friday, May 1, in observance of the Swedish holiday “May Day.”  We will reopen for limited (emergency) consular services on Monday, May 4. 2)  We have received a number of inquiries about summer travel planning. The  Department of State’s Global Level 4 Health Advisory , which recommends U.S. citizens avoid all ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #12: Presidential Proclamation on Immigration; Visa Interview Appointments Cancellation

NOTE: We know a lot of our fellow Americans in Sweden have non-American family, friends, and acquaintances.  Therefore, we’re providing the following visa-related updates for your awareness: 1)  On April 23, the White House announced a new Presidential Proclamation entitled: “Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery ...
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Presidential Proclamation: Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted the livelihoods of Americans.  In Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak), I declared that the COVID–19 outbreak in the United States constituted a national emergency, beginning March 1, 2020.  Since then, the American people have united behind a policy of mitigation strategies, ...
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