Children under 18 must be accompanied by at least one legal guardian and when applying for/renewing a passport/national ID-card at the Embassy of Sweden or at the Consulate General of Sweden in New York.
The child must already have a personal ID number or a coordination number to apply for a passport/national ID-card. You cannot schedule an appointment to apply for a passport until the child has been assigned a personal ID number or a coordination number.
The Embassy of Sweden and the Consulate General in New York are closed for visitors due to the coronavirus outbreak. We hope to open for visitors on June 8 depending on the ongoing situation.
Passport Appointments - Book Online
In order to apply for/renew a passport or national ID card at the Embassy in Washington DC or at the Consulate General in New York, you must schedule an appointment online. You book your appointment using the link below.
The following documentation must be presented:
> The fee for a passport is $165 and can be paid with Visa or Mastercard. Cash in exact change is also acceptable.
>The new passport is normally ready in about 2 weeks. (During the Christmas and New Year's holidays processing times may be longer). The passport must be picked up in person by a legal guardian; it cannot be delivered by mail. The child does not need to be present. The old passport must be submitted.
>The new passport may be picked up at any Swedish consulate/embassy in the world, or at a police station in Sweden.
>For pickup of a new passport at a consular location other than the one at which the application was submitted, there is a shipping fee payable at time of application and an additional processing fee payable at time of pick-up.
>Do not bring passport photos. All applicants are digitally photographed on site.
You can book an appointment about 2 months in advance. Be sure to state your phone number in the following format: +19175550000, no spaces or hyphens.
>Applications for coordination numbers may not be submitted during an appointment scheduled to apply for a passport.
>Book appointment at the Consulate General of Sweden in New York Currently appointments in New York can be scheduled until the end of June. When we know when we can open for visitors again, we will release appointments in July and August.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CERTIFIED COPIES
If you choose to submit certified copies of required documentation instead of original documents make sure that the copy is be certified by a notary public as being a "True copy of the original document" (you may not certify the document yourself) and carry the signature and official stamp of said notary public. We recommended that you bring all original documents when submitting an application.