Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long exactly it will take to process it, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Swedish Embassy in Abuja.
Applicants are requested to read the below mentioned steps carefully before submitting their application at the Swedish visa application center, Lagos or Abuja.
Applicants are to provide the new bio-metric passports.
The Swedish Embassy would require a minimum of two (2) consecutive empty pages in your passport in order to issue a visa STICKER on your passport.
“All applicants –(Schengen non-immigrant visa) - simply need to walk into one of the VFS center in Abuja or Lagos and submit their application together with the required documents.”
It is recommended to refer the Attached PDF file for process flow at Visa application center Click here
The Swedish Embassy in Abuja also represents Slovakia and Latvia. Applicants intending to travel to these countries can also apply at the VFS Swedish Visa application Centre.
By request of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of Latvia (the OCMA) applicants travelling to Latvia need to provide the OCMA-approved invitation letter. The inviter should visit the OCMA in Latvia in order to make an OCMA-approved invitation. The invitations approved by the OCMA (printed originals) have to been sent to the visa applicant for submission to the Embassy of Sweden along with visa application.
Applicants applying for all Multiple Entry Schengen Visas, irrespective of the validity, will also have to provide a written guarantee that they will cover all successive trips with an International Health Insurance valid for the intended period of travel.
Applicants are requested to read the following steps carefully before submitting their application at the Sweden Visa Application Centre Lagos or Abuja.
Complete the Visa application form and take a print out of the completed form.
Book an appointment
Choose a Visa Application Centre and make an appointment
Pay your visa application fee by POS at the Visa Application Centres.
For additional information please contact the Swedish Embassy, Abuja.