Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Local time Shanghai
6:24 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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  • 05 Oct 2018

    Call for applications SIMP Asia 2019 is now open

    Are you interested in how your business can become smarter and more sustainable? Do you want to be part of a supporting network of business leaders in China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand or Vietnam?

  • 25 Sep 2018

    Opening hours during the Chinese National Day

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

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Third Sweden China Health Forum

    On Thursday 6 September the Anhui session of the third Sweden China Health Forum was held in Hefei on the topic chronic respiratory disease. The forum was organized by Project HOPE, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai and the Anhui Hospital Association.

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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