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Visa Guide For International Students

Visa Guide


The Migrations Board in Sweden is responsible for providing all sort of information regarding study visas, work visas, visit visas and other kind of visas for Sweden.  

We recommend you to use the following link to find all relevant information regarding your visa application, visa fee and duration to get a visa.  

Studera vid högre utbild­ning – Migrationsverket  


The candidates can apply for a study visa online. When the visa is granted, the candidate must book a time at nearby Swedish Embassy to leave fingerprints and a photo that is used to produce the Visa-Card/residence card for the candidate.  

Uppe­hålls­till­stånd för studier vid högre utbild­ning – Uppe­hålls­till­stånd för studier vid högre utbild­ning ( 

Bank Statement:

What is the requirement in terms of bank statement, closing balance and block account etc for the students outside EU?

The student must have to show a bank statement for last 6 months with a closing balance of about 15 000- 20 000 EUR for a study program of 6 months and about 30 000-40 000 EUR for a study program lasting for 12 months. 

NOTE: The Migrations board in Sweden issues study visas and according to Board’s calculations a candidate must show a bank statement showing that he/she has sufficient money covering the tuition fee, travel tickets, insurance fee and a monthly expenditure of 10 314 sek /Person/ month (about 1 000 EUR/person/month).   

More information is available at: Uppehållstillstånd för övriga studier – Migrationsverket  

Time to get a visa decision

Now a days it can take about 6 months to get a visa decision from Migrations Board In Sweden. For more information use the following link. 

Tid till beslut – Migrationsverket  

Do you still have questions?

If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at  


Tel: 0046706241179