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Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Local time 1:19 AM

Changed Migration Hotline hours

27 Jun 2024

Due to the high season the Migration Sections telephone hours are currently limited. Please note that our telephone line will be closed on 28th June 2024. Starting next week, our telephone hours will be on Monday and Wednesday from 14.00-15.00 pm. If your inquiry/matter is urgent, you can send an email to our mailbox: generalkonsulat.shanghai-visum@gov.se

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Visa and residence permit

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, passport check and residence permit card

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

Drop-in to migration section Monday to Friday 09:00-11:00. 

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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 retrieve the passport in Shanghai.

Book an appointment online for application or retrieving passport.

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Calendar

  • Sophie Zelmani
    Poster Photo:juooo.com
    14 Jun 2018
    Swedish singer-songwriter Sophie Zelmani is coming back to China. She will tour to Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Beijing, Shanghai, Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Xi'an, Chongqing, Chengdu, Wuhan, Changsha, Kunming, Shenzhen and Guangzhou on June 8-30.
  • Shanghai Pride Film Festival
    Poster Photo: Shanghai Pride Film Festival
    11 Jun 2018
    As part of Shanghai Pride 2018, Shanghai Pride Film Festival takes place on June 10-17. Two Swedish films will be screened.
  • poster
    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.

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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.

Report to the MFA at government.se
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The website government.se is the official website of the Swedish Government and the Government Offices.

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