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.
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.
Please note that a verification of Swedish citizenship is conducted every time you apply for a passport. The instructions on this website apply regardless if you apply for a passport for the first time of if you are renewing an existing passport.
The following documentation must be presented:
> The fee for a passport is $147 (as of July 1, 2023) and can be paid with Visa or Mastercard. Cash in exact change is also acceptable.
>The new passport is normally ready in 3-4 weeks. 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. Bring the child's old passport when you pick up the new passport. The parent/legal guardian must present valid ID.
>The new passport may be picked up at any Swedish consulate/embassy in the world, or at a police station in Sweden for an additional fee.
>For pickup of a new passport at a consulate/embassy 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.
Be sure to state your phone number in the following format: 0019175550000, no spaces or hyphens.
>Requests for coordination numbers may not be submitted during an appointment scheduled to apply for a passport.
>Book appointment at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC
Please schedule your passport appointment through the above link, available appointments may be scheduled until November 30, 2023. Appointments for December 2023 will be available on October 2, 2023, at 12noon EST. If no appointments are visible in the above link, we are unfortunately fully booked and we kindly ask you to check back at a later date.
>Book appointment at the Consulate General of Sweden in New York
Please schedule your passport appointment through the above link. Available appointments may be scheduled until November 30, 2023. Appointments for December 2023 will be available on October 2, 2023, at 12noon EST. If no appointments are visible in the above link, we are unfortunately fully booked and we kindly ask you to check back at a later date.
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 instead bring all original documents when submitting an application.