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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: October 19, 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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Alert: 20th Anniversary of September 11th

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Stockholm September 10, 2021 Location: Countrywide  Event: U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and vigilant when living and traveling abroad given the potential threat of terrorist attacks and extremist action against U.S. citizens and interests. As the 20th anniversary of September 11th approaches, the possibility for violence overseas may increase. Locations where crowds ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Stockholm

Effective September 6, Sweden has removed the United States from its list of countries whose residents are exempted from its entry ban. United States citizens who reside in an exempted country are still exempt from the entry ban. The list of exempted countries can be found on the website of the  Swedish Border Police . Entry regulations for Sweden are ...
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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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