Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Local time Shanghai
3:26 AM
17 Dec 2020

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. The Government has decided to extend the entry ban until 31 March 2021. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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Opening hours for Christmas and New Year

15 Dec 2020

The Consulate General will be closed during the following days.

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Residence permit cards

From December 2019 onwards, the Consulate will no longer publish control numbers of received residence permit cards. Applicants will instead be automatically notified by the Migration Agency through email when their residence permit cards have arrived at the Consulate.

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Event calendar.

  • 2020 Swedish Lifestyle Pop-up Store
    2020 Swedish Lifestyle Pop-up Store
    04 Dec 2020
    The Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai is hosting a Swedish lifestyle pop-up store in Hong Kong Plaza in Shanghai from December 4 to 10 to showcase Swedish lifestyle brands.
  • Lucia celebration in Shanghai
    Lucia celebration in Shanghai
    07 Dec 2019
    Saturday December 7, the Swedish Consulate General is bringing the candlelit Lucia procession to Shanghai for the fifth time in a row.
  • I am Somebody
    "I am Somebody" coming to Shanghai
    06 Dec 2019
    ”I am Somebody” by the Swedish circus Sirqus Alfon is coming to Shanghai.

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