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Embassy of Sweden Canberra, Australia

Local time 4:54 AM
17 Oct 2023

Recommendation to Swedes abroad

The threat to Sweden and Swedish interests abroad was already classed as heightened. In light of the fact that two Swedes have been killed in Brussels following a terrorist act, Swedes abroad are encouraged to exercise increased caution and vigilance, and follow the advice of local authorities. Swedes abroad are also encouraged to register on the list of Swedish citizens abroad, and download the UD Resklar app and activate push notifications for the country in question.

Register on the list of Swedish citizens abroad (only in Swedish)
Billström speaking in the Riksdag
On 14 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström presented the 2024 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand/The Riksdag

Government’s priorities in 2024 Statement of Foreign Policy

14 Feb 2024

Today, Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström presented the Government’s 2024 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. The Government’s most important foreign policy priorities are support to Ukraine, Sweden’s NATO membership and deepened cooperation in the neighbourhood.


Going to Sweden?

Here you will find information about visiting or moving to Sweden, Schengen visas and residence/work permits for Sweden and travelling to or from Sweden. 

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Passports & Consular assistance

Here you will find information about applying for or collecting a Swedish passport/national ID card abroad, Swedish citizenship and coordination numbers.

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Travel information for Swedes

Here you will find information about current events abroad, the Embassy's travel information for individual countries and general travel advice. 

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Frequently asked questions


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    25 Nov 2019
    The Te Papa Museum in Wellington, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Canberra present a lecture by Professor Sverker Sörlin - 'Solander, Sparrman, and the Anthropocene - Saving “the Environment” on a Planet made Unstable by Humans'
  • Swedish Dads
    Fredric Jansson, Fot. Johan Bävman
    05 Sep 2019
    The Embassy of Sweden in Canberra is bringing the Swedish Dads photo exhibition to New Zealand in collaboration with Global Women NZ, Parents at Work and local partners. The Swedish Dads will be shown together with a collection of 13 photos of Kiwi Dads, showcasing the need for equal access to parental leave.
  • Raoul Wallenberg
    Raoul Wallenberg
    02 Mar 2019
    The exhibition 'Raoul Wallenberg - To me there's no other choice' - will be shown at the Waverley Library Galleries in Bondi Junction

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