Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Local time Shanghai
3:35 AM
04 Feb 2021

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. 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.

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Negative COVID-19 test required for entry into Sweden

04 Feb 2021

The Swedish Government has decided that foreign nationals will have to present a negative test result for ongoing COVID-19 infection upon entry into Sweden, regardless of where they are arriving from.

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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

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    Poster Photo:Örebro Chamber Choir
    03 Jun 2018
    Led by the known Swedish conductor Fred Sjöberg, Örebro Chamber Choir is going to present J. S. Bach's oratorio St John Passion in partnership with Shanghai International Choral League in Shanghai on June 3.
  • Swedish print exhibition
    Swedish print exhibition
    05 May 2018
    From May 5 to June 30, a Swedish print exhibition is shown at a gallery in Shanghai.
  • ArchEnemy
    Arch Enemy China tour Photo: Douban
    07 Apr 2018

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