All receipts for payment of Machine-Readable Visa (MRV) fees issued before October 1, 2022, will expire September 30, 2023. There will be no extensions of fee validity. Applicants must schedule an appointment or submit an interview waiver application before September 30, 2023 to avoid paying a new fee. Please note that the interview itself does not need to take place before September 30, 2023, but an interview appointment needs to be made in the system, even if it is scheduled months into the future. Furthermore, applicants using MRV fees paid before October 1, 2022 to book an appointment are cautioned not to attempt to change their appointment dates on or after October 1, 2023. Doing so will result in forfeiture of both the original appointment slot and the MRV fee receipt. The applicant will be required to pay a new fee and submit a new application package.

The U.S. Embassy in Sweden does not process applications for refugee or asylum status in the United States. We request you to refer to the below link for more information about seeking refugee or asylum status.

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) may be able to provide support to Ukrainians in Poland. Please refer to this link for more information. Additionally, you may also refer to this link for more information on resources available for Ukrainians in Poland, provided by the government of Poland. You may visit this link for questions about Humanitarian Parole into the United States.

Select here to learn more about certain individual petition-based visa applicants who are now eligible for waiver of interview.

The Department of State, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security has temporarily expanded our ability to waiver the in-person interview requirement for individuals applying for a nonimmigrant visa in the same visa classification. If you are applying to renew the same class of visa, and your previous visa expired less than 48 months ago, you may qualify for a mail-in renewal.

We have also waived the in-person interview requirement for some first-time students, certain exchange visitors, and certain employment-based visa applicants who have a petition approved by USCIS. Mail-in categories include: F1, F2, M1 students and J1 and J2 academic exchange visitors in the student, professor, research scholar, short-term scholar, and specialist category. Please see our FAQs for Studentsdetails and instructions. As of January 1, 2022, we are also ready to receive applications by mail for H-1, H-3, H-4, L (individual Ls, only, blanket L petition holders do not qualify for this program), O, P, and Q from employment-based visa applicants. Please see our FAQs for Interview Waived for Petition-based Employment VisaApplicants for details and instructions. .

All nonimmigrant visa application fee (also known as the MRV fee) payments made on or after October 1, 2022, are valid for 365 days from the date a receipt is issued for payment of the MRV fee. Applicants must schedule an interview appointment or submit an interview waiver application during this 365-day period. Please note applicants must only schedule their interview or submit their waiver application within the 365-day period. There is no requirement the interview must occur during the 365-day period. All receipts for payment of MRV fees issued before October 1, 2022, were extended until September 30, 2023, and remain valid until this date..

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Sweden. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm.

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Sweden.