The quickest and easiest way to apply is at the Swedish Visa Application Centre in Pretoria, Cape Town or Durban, which is managed by VFS Global. How to proceed (as well as to book an appointment) is described step-by-step at the VFS Global website.
If you choose this option you shall not present yourself at the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria nor pay any fees to the Embassy.
VFS in Pretoria
Cherry Lane Office Park 1st Floor 114 Fehrsen Street Nieuw Muckleneuk, Brooklyn Pretoria
VFS in Cape Town
47 Strand Street, 5th floor Cape Town
VFS in Durban
91-123 Cowey road, Essenwood Durban
If you do not wish to apply via the Swedish Application Centre in Pretoria, Cape Town or Durban you must then present your application forms and other documents in person at the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria, by appoitment only. This option may not be as quick as applying via Swedish Application Centre.
How to proceed:
1. Prepare the documentation
Please read further under 'Required documents' which documents that are required. For instances you must be in possession of a valid passport; have a medical travel insurance and have booked an air ticket. Additional documents are required pending on the purpose of your visit. Therefore please read further under relevant heading in the menu at the left on this webpage.
2. Make an appointment
To make an appointment at the Embassy of Sweden, please send us an email: email@example.com.
3. Visit the Embassy
Bring the completed application form, all the required documents, a bank card to pay the application fee (cash is not accepted) or a receipt of pre-payment to the Embassy at the appointed time. If you do not have all the documents with you, there is a risk that your application will be rejected.
Embassy of Sweden, iParioli Complex, 1066 Park Street, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028