Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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  • 17 Feb 2020

    Visa Application Center’s opening hours

    The VFS Visa Application Center in Shanghai will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday this week (17th, 18th and 20th February). The opening hours are however limited to 09:00-12:00.

  • 12 Feb 2020

    The Swedish Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy 2020

    Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde presented the Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy to the Riksdag on 12 February. The Statement, which summarises the Government’s foreign policy priorities for 2020, includes a new announcement on strengthened efforts to combat organised crime. Also not...

  • 11 Feb 2020

    Schengen visa applications

    The VFS visa application centers in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Nanjing are closed for visa applications from 10 to 14 February.

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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