Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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27 Aug 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 October 2020. 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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  • 29 Sep 2020

    Nordic workshop on sustainable food

    Are you curious about where your food comes from? Do you know what happens before a dish of Swedish meatballs ends up on a table? The Consulates General of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway in Shanghai organized a Nordic workshop on sustainable food in Shanghai on September 26. Speakers from th...

  • 15 Sep 2020

    Opening hours during the Chinese National Day (Golden Week)

    During the Chinese National Day, the Consulate General will be closed on the following days:

  • 14 Sep 2020

    Business Climate Survey 2020 launched in Shanghai

    On 10 September the Consulate General, Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden jointly launched a series of presentations of the result of the Business Climate Survey 2020 to representatives of Swedish business in Shanghai. New Consul General of Sweden to Shanghai Marie-Claire Swärd Capra...

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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Visas and residence permits

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

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