Visa applying teams

All teams are welcome to participate in Gothia Cup as long as they belong to a club or academy that is registered with its national FIFA affiliated association. In countries where school teams affiliated to their school football association compete, the school teams that are registered with the national football association are also allowed to participate. All players must belong to the club they are playing for. Players cannot belong to a club from a country where the player is not residing.

Teams from countries that require visas to visit Sweden need to send a certificate to info@gothiacup.se which proves that the club is registered with its national FIFA affiliated association. In countries where school teams affiliated to their school football association compete, the certificate must prove the registration with the national football association.

When the certificate is validated by Gothia Cup your registration to the tournament will be proceeded and you will receive a confirmation email with payment information. The registration fee must be paid within 10 days.

The corresponding Embassy must be informed latest on 15th of April, 2019, and Gothia Cup must be informed of the appointment with the Embassy at the very latest 1st of May.

If the information is complete and the dates of birth agree with the registered age category, a letter of invitation will be issued and sent to you.

The accommodation fee for each participant must be paid before 10th of May.

The team leader will receive a document with information and requirements for visa applying teams that needs to be signed within 14 days after reception.

Letters of invitation

Letters of invitation are only issued to registered teams after payment of the registration fee and after validation of a participation list, including all the participant’s names, dates of birth and passport numbers.

Please note that letters of invitation only are issued to registered teams, including players and leaders, not accompanying people. 

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