All applicants 18 and older must personally pick up a new passport/national ID card. In the US, you can pick it up at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC, at the Consulate General in New York or San Francisco, or at any of the Honorary Consulates around the country.
Swedish passports and National ID-cards are manufactured in Sweden and then sent to the different Swedish missions abroad. At the time of application you will let the passport officer know where you would like to pick up your new passport/ID-card.
You must pick up a new passport, ID-card or driver license in person and you can to this at any consulate in the U.S. or at the Embassy in Washington DC.
You need to bring your old passport/driver license/national ID-card when you pick up the new one. A parent/legal guardian can pick up a new passport for a minor (under age 18). Alla applicants 18 and older must pick up their passports in person.
Some consulates require that you book an appointment to pick up a passport/driver license. Information reagrding opening hours and scheduling of appointments is available below:
> Pick up passport/ID card/driver license at the Embassy in Washington DC during regular opening hours without making an appointment.
> Book appointment to pick up passport/ID card/driver license at the Consulate General in New York
> Book appointment to pick up passport/ID card/driver license at the Consulate General in San Francisco
Contact information for all honorary consulates in the U.S. is available further down on this page.
For pickup of the new passport/ID-card at a consulate/embassy other than the one at which the application was submitted, there is a additional processing fee, and sometimes also a shipping fee, payable at time of pick-up.
Sweden has diplomatic relations with almost all States in the world. It has embassies and consulates in around half of these. Sweden's foreign representation consists of approximately 100 missions abroad and 350 honorary consulates.