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If you are visiting Sweden and are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. A visa is a permit to travel to and stay in a country for a maximum of 90 days. If you intend to stay in Sweden for longer than 90 days you will need a visitor's residence permit.
We recommend all applicants to submit their Schengen visa applications through VFS Global. Visit the VFS Global website for the application centre’s address, opening hours and for other practical information. If you want, you can also submit your application in person to the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing by appointment.
Please note that the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing is not authorized to process Schengen Visa applications from non-Chinese nationals who do not have a valid permit for residence in the People´s Republic of China and who lack justification for lodging an application here. Residents of Mongolia, please refer to the Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Ulaanbaatar in order to lodge your application for a Schengen visa to visit Sweden.
All citizens residing in The People's Republic of China can apply for a visa or resident permit at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing.
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In order to join your family or relative in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Residence permit applications can only be submitted at the Migration Agency's website or at the Embassy.
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The following application processes at the Embassy require a scheduled appointment:
You can visit the Embassy without an appointment, during our opening hours, if you wish to do any of the following:
For more information on the Embassy's opening hours and contact details, see here.
To make an appointment at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing for handing in Schengen visa applications you need to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
To make an appointment for handing in an application for residence permit for visit and book your interview, please submit a request for an appointment.
As the Embassy receives many applicants, we might not be able to give you an appointment at your preferred date, but we will do our best to arrange an appointment at our earliest convenience.
If you have already submitted your residence permit application online on the Swedish Migration Agency´s website, then you are able to submit your biometrics at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing without an appointment.
Please bring your passport for identification when you visit the Embassy during the Migration Section's opening hours. Note that after you have submitted your application online you need to wait one week until you are able to submit your biometrics.
For information about the process of seeking protection or asylum in Sweden, please visit the Swedish Migration Agency's website.
Study in Sweden is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students. Here you'll find info on Swedish universities, application procedures, and what it's like being an international student in our northern kingdom.
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China is currently Sweden's largest trading partner in Asia. Trade with China has consistently increased during the last couple of years. Apart from the approximately 10,000 Swedish companies that trade with China, more than 600 Swedish companies have established presence.
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One of the most important duties of the Embassy is to provide assistance and counselling to Swedish companies that have encountered various forms of trade obstacles.
Have you or has your company encountered a trade obstacle?
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