Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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Digital booking system

01 Dec 2022

From 1 January 2023, the Consulate General introduce a digital booking system for passport matters, application for coordination number and issuing of certificates. Available times will be published one month in advance. During December, appointment request continues via e-mail: You will find the link to the booking system and more information under the Passport and ID card page and Contact us.


Passport and ID card

You can apply for a passport and ID card at the Consulate General in Shanghai only by appointment. If you apply at the Embassy in Beijing or another passport authority, you can choose to pick up the passport in Shanghai.

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Going to Sweden

If you would like to visit Sweden, work or study in Sweden you might need a visa or a residence permit. Consulate General of Sweden cooperates with VFS in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui and Zhejiang. Find out more about the requirements and how you apply below. 

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Biometrics and Residence Permit card

If you need to leave biometrics at the Consulate General or have questions about your Residence Permit card, please see below information.

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Frequently asked questions

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Visas and residence permits

Information about permits for working in Sweden, travelling to Sweden and studying in Sweden.

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Doing business with Sweden

Here you can get comprehensive information on how to do business with Sweden.

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Welcome to Sweden

Plan your holiday on Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information.

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Universities in Sweden is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students.

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Suspected irregularities

Report to the MFA

If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities, please report to MFA Head of Compliance.

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GDPR Request

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