Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Local time Shanghai
4:30 AM
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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  • 16 Jan 2019

    Representatives of Sweden's foreign missions visited Nanjing

    Swedish Ambassador to China Anna Lindstedt and Swedish Consul General in Shanghai Lisette Lindahl visited Nanjing and met with Party Secretary of Nanjing Zhang Jinghua on January 14. It was the first time that Ms Lindstedt visited the capital of Jiangsu Province.

  • 08 Jan 2019

    Bergman 100 celebration continues in Nanjing

    As continuation of the Bergman 100 celebration in China, the exhibition “Laterna Magica: Ingmar Bergman and his legacy in art and fashion” is touring to Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province. Consul General Lisette Lindahl gave a speech at the inauguration on January 5.

  • 19 Dec 2018

    Opening hours for Christmas and New Year

    The Consulate General will be closed during the following days.

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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