Application for Swedish co-ordination number
It is required that at least one guardian is accompanying the child (is not enough with a relative and we do not allow the agent or proxy).
It is the applicant who has the burden of proof, i.e. shall submit the original documents necessary to prove identity and Swedish citizenship.
The Embassy may only requisition co-ordination number of Swedish citizens.
Requisition of co-ordination number may only be issued if a Swedish passport is to be applied for.
If a passport application is not completed within a reasonable time, the Embassy may request the Swedish Tax Authority to withdraws co-ordination number.
Reasonable time in this case is three months.
Documents to bring for your appointment:
• Birth Certificate
(The Embassy may also require that the mother must prove that it is she who gave birth to the child, for example, with documents from the midwife, letters from obstetricians etc. The father is also required to prove that he is the biological father, for example with a father confirmation certificate.)
• Marriage certificate
For children born April 1, 2015 and thereafter: If the parents were not married to each other at birth, and only the father is a Swedish citizen, normally it is also required that paternity is established. Please bring the acknowledgment or court order.
For children born abroad before April 1 2015 to unmarried Swedish father and a foreign mother and did not become Swedish citizens at birth. The Swedish father must apply for Swedish citizenship for the child at the Migration Agency
• The parents' passports
All documents must be original.
Ethiopian documents must have been legalized, stamped and signed by the Foreign Ministry.
Any documents not English must be translated and legalized, stamped and signed by the Foreign Ministry.