Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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8:34 AM
04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

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. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. 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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  • 31 May 2018

    Changed opening hours June 6

    The Consulate General of Sweden will close at 15.00h on Wednesday June 6.

  • 16 May 2018

    Swedish Pavilion inaugurated at SIAL China 2018

    On May 16, Asia's largest food innovation exhibition SIAL China was launched at Shanghai New International Expo Center. The Swedish Pavilion, organized by Business Sweden and representing eight Swedish companies, stood out with its quality food products, innovative design and on-site cooking cour...

  • 11 May 2018

    Daniel Wellington's Classic exhibition launched in Shanghai

    On May 11, Swedish watch brand Daniel Wellington launched an exhibition "My Classic Night Out" at HKRI Taikoo Hui in Shanghai. Consul General Lisette Lindahl gave an opening speech.

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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