Sweden Embassy in Amman- Schengen Visa Approval in 5 Easy Steps

Sweden Embassy in Amman is located in Jordan and tourists apply Schengen Visa regularly. Sweden is famous for Ice hotel, Stockholm architecture, heavy forest areas, art galleries, biggest lakes, highest mountains, nature parks & lot of Swedish moose to hunt.  Sweden Embassy in Amman is one of the foreign representations to issue a Sports Schengen visa. Sweden falls under Schengen area and tourists can visit 26 Schengen countries with Schengen Visa. Sweden Embassy in Amman has an agreement with  VFS Global to collect Schengen visa applications. This blog discusses in detail on how to apply for a Schengen visa at Sweden Embassy in Amman, Jordan.

      Sweden Schengen visa (2019) stats issued at Sweden Embassy in Amman, Jordan


      ConsulateTotal Uniform visas applied forTotal Uniform visas IssuedMultiple entry uniform visas issuedTotal LTV Visas issued
      Sweden Embassy in Amman1,6161,10921519


      Schengen Visa Eligibility from Sweden Embassy in Amman, Jordan

      Visa applicants who reside in cities (Russeifa, Zarqa, Amman, Irbid) are eligible to apply for a Schengen visa from Sweden Embassy in Amman. Travelers with Jordan Visit visas are not eligible and they need to apply from their home country.

      All nationals of countries whose citizens are subject to Schengen visa obligation who are legally present in Jordan can present a justification for lodging an application in Jordan rather than in their country of residence. Sweden Embassy in Amman has the right to evaluate the justification provided and to receive or not the visa applications.

      Sweden Embassy in Amman has now outsourced all visa processing to Vfs Global and they will process visa application for Sweden Schengen visa.

      Sweden Embassy in Amman, Jordan


      20 Abdul Majeed Al-Adwan Street
      P.O. Box 830536
      Amman 11183

      Website: www.swedenabroad.se/amman

      Email: [email protected]

      Phone: (+962)-6-59 01 300

      Timings: Sunday-Thursday 09:00 – 16:00

      Location: Sweden Embassy Amman View on Google maps ->

      At the Sweden VFS Global Visa Application Centre


      Abdul Raheem Al-Haj Moh’d St. Galleria Mall,

      Building No. 56, 4th Floor,



      Location: Vfs Global Amman View on Google maps ->

      Email[email protected]  

      Phone: 00962 79 79 2222 1

      Timings: Sunday-Thursday 9.00 am-4.00 pm

      Vfs global visa application center at Amman, Jordan accepts visa applicants without any appointments.

      Visa Application Fee Structure for Sweden Embassy in Amman, Jordan

      Application fee is collected on behalf of the embassy of Sweden in Jordan. Visa Fee should be paid in cash in Jordanian Dinar (JOD) on the day of appointment at visa application center using the exchange rate agreed by the embassy.

      Visa TypeFee Eur
      Tourism Visa80 Eur
      Business Visa72.55 Eur
      Medical Treatment80 Eur
      Study VisaNo fee
      Sports and Cultural Events Visa80 Eur
      Transit Visa80 Eur
      Transport Visa80 Eur


      Vfs Global Service Fees:

      Applicants lodging the visa application at the Sweden Visa Application Centre, Amman also need to pay a VFS service charge of 24 Euro equivalent of Jordanian Dinar (JOD) for customers applying at the visa application center.

      Sweden Short Stay Visa Application Processing time

      The Embassy of Sweden processes Schengen visa applications within 15 -30 calendar days. For national visas processing requires up to 30 days for family reunion and salaried work, and up to 120 days for self-employment work

      Schengen Visa Types issued by Sweden Embassy in Amman

      Short stay Schengen visas are issued for about 90 day or less depending the reasons for applying visa which are explained below. National visa is also issued which has the duration longer than 90 days. Visa Applicants can choose category depending on below reasons.

      Visa Applicants can choose category depending on below reasons

      • Visiting Sweden- This visa is issues for tourism/vacation purposes
      • Business Visa- This visa is issues for professional/work related purposes
      • Family visa- This visa is issues for meeting family
      • Airport transit visa- This visa is used for transit
      • Medical visa- This visa is issued for receiving medical treatments
      • Schengen cultural visa- This visa for attending events
      • Study Visa – This visa is used for training or study purpose
      • Sports visa- This visa is issued for sports person

      Can Schengen Visa be Used for Single Entry or Multiple Entry?

      Consulates offer Schengen visa depending on reasons applied for, documents submitted and the fees paid.  Below are categories applicants can get

      Single Entry Visa – Traveler can enter Schengen country only once within 90 days

      Multiple Entry Visa – Traveler can enter Schengen country any number of times within 90 days

      Can a third party submit my visa application for me?

      Personal appearance is mandatory for all visa applicants, unless you are exempt from biometric data entry. Exemptions from the fingerprinting requirement are provided for a limited number of applicants, including children under the age of twelve and persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible. Heads of State and members of the national government with members of their official delegation and spouses will also be exempted, if travelling for official purposes.



      Schengen Visa Approval in 5 easy steps from Sweden Embassy in Amman

      Applying for Schengen Visitor Visa is a simple and quick process if you prepare documentation carefully. If you follow steps below you can apply visa without any worries. You need to apply atleast 2 -3 weeks prior to travel date so that you give enough time for consulate to process your application

      Step 1: Choose right visa category and Complete Schengen visa application

      Applying for a Sweden Schengen Visa, your main destination should be Sweden. Depending on your reason for trip select the right Schengen visa type for traveling to Sweden. Fill the Schengen visa form and print the form and attach a photo. Note that these documents will be requested when submitting your visa application to the VFS Global center.

      Step 2: Prepare for supported documents

      One of the most critical steps for getting visa is to get all required documents which need to be submitted along with your visa application. Below is the list of documents needed which may be needed depending on visa type.

      1. Passport size photo
      2. Valid Passport – with at least 6 months validity having 2 blank pages
      3. Schengen Visa application form
      4. Airline ticket reservation
      5. Invitation letter
      6. Verifiable Hotel Booking
      7. Health Insurance
      8. Proof of financial support (Bank statements)
      9. Address proof
      10. Employment certificate
      11. Marriage/ Birth certificate

      Step 3: Walk in for Visa Interview at VFS Visa Application Center for Sweden Embassy in Amman

      Go through few important and most frequently asked question by visa officer during interview. Below is the list of frequently asked questions

      • Purpose of Your Trip?
      • Is anyone sponsoring your trip?
      • How long do you stay?
      • Do you regularly pay your income tax?
      • Can you provide your bank statement?

      To refer detailed interview questions, check out Schengen visa interview questions

      What To Do on the Date of Visa Interview

      Walk in to VFS Global Sweden Visa application center in Amman, Jordan atleast 30 min before your planned visit time so that you can relax and feel comfortable. Check you got all required documents along with photocopies for your visa application. During the interview process you may be required to give biometrics data depending on consulate requirements. After the biometrics is done you need to pay the required Schengen visa fee & service fee and submit your application.

      Step 4: Processing the visa Application

      At VFS global center, you will be taken care of by a staff who will check all your documents. If documents are missing or do not meet the requirements of the Consulate General of Sweden, you have the following options

      • Go ahead and submit the application, at the risk of losing the visa application fee and being refused by the embassy;
      • Withdraw your application and recover the visa application fee. You will be able to re-file a complete application at a later date.

      If you decide to send your file to the Consulate, you will proceed, after payment of the fees, to deposit your biometric data directly with the VFS center

      Step 5: Return of Passport

      You can track the progress of your application using track visa application status. Applicants can use date of birth along with the reference number provided by the Visa Application Centre. Once your visa application is decided by the Consulate General of Sweden, your passport will be returned to the Vfs visa application Centre or sent to you by courier (if offered by the Visa Application Centre) for an additional fee.  You will be notified to collect your passport either in person or through a representative. In some cases, due to incomplete/insufficient supported documents provided, visa application can be rejected.

      What happens if Schengen Visa is refused

      Negative decisions on applications are notified to the applicant. In the refusal letter reasons on which refusal decision was taken are clearly stated. Visa applicants whose applications are refused can decide to apply again or to appeal.

      Below are some of the reasons of Schengen Visa Rejection

      • Purpose of the travel is not clear
      • Missing travel insurance covering trip
      • Passport expiring in 2 months
      • Proof of financial support is not provided
      • Verifiable hotel booking is not listed
      • Airline ticket reservation is invalid
      • Missing documents

      If your Schengen Visa is rejected for some reason then you can re-apply Schengen Visa by following the article Help With Schengen Visa Rejection . If you want appeal against refusal, you can write an appeal letter for visa rejection


      Sum Up:

      Apply Schengen Visa process at Sweden Consulate, Amman Jordan is easy. You need to work with Vfs Global to submit your application by following this article. Hopefully your visa will be approved and you can enjoy your trip with family, friends & others. Holders of a new Schengen visa, or of a Schengen visa still valid, therefore, are not automatically allowed to enter Sweden and Schengen territory and must comply with the travel restrictions in force at Schengen level and at the level of the country of first entry into the Schengen area because of Covid pandemic. It is indeed the responsibility of each traveler to check the travel restrictions in place before departure