Rushing to get a visa is not the ideal thing but having a purpose on why you need the visa is key to your next level. First in getting a Swedish Visa, one is expected to know the kind of visa he/she is going for as long as the applicant meets its requirements. The different kinds of Swedish visas are:
Documents Required for Swedish Visa?
Below are relevant documents required to be submitted to the embassy.
A prove showing payment of application fee only if you have not applied online.
An application form number 119031 which has been completed and signed which is also the Application for Schengen Visa.
A valid passport together with other valid travel document, which are to:
– be well-founded for at least three months after your departure from the Schengen area.
– have at least two empty pages.
– have been issued during the past ten years.
You are expected to have two (2) passport photographs, not older than six months.
Individual medical insurance with medical records
Resources to sustain yourself during your visit In general, Sweden obliged that you have SEK 450 per day/person. The amount may be less if for you have paid for a hotel accommodation or you plan to stay with friends or relatives.
A bank statement of account for the past six months is used to prove to the embassy that you can support yourself. If also the person inviting you to Sweden is willing to support you, then you must also show in the same way that he/she has the capability to support you.
Hotel reservation, renting a holiday home, campus residence reservation or invitation letter from host
Pay application fees
It is compulsory that you pay your application fees before targeted date of the interview. Application payments can be done with a credit card if applying online, can also be paid with a credit card on the web. You can also pay at Zenith Bank in Nigeria, account no: 1130018871 and the account holder is ‘Swedish Embassy’. Take the bank teller together with your application to the embassy.
Visit Sweden embassy
When visiting the embassy please print out a copy of the online application and take it to the embassy at the appointed time, with the originals of the documents. At the embassy, you will sign the application and answer some questions.
Applicants from 12 years old must have his or her biometric information taken which are the ten fingerprints and a photograph.
All family members who are applying at the same time must visit the embassy.
When the embassy reaches a decision, you will be notified by e-mail
You can also log in on ‘My page for e-visa’ to check if a decision has been made by the embassy. After the interview at the Embassy you will be given a date to come back for your decision and passport. For Nigerian citizens the time taken for the processing is between seven and fourteen days