Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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4:20 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

  • A Swedish Love Story
    A Swedish Love Story
    23 Jun 2019
    On the occasion of Swedish midsummer celebration, the film project Beyond Frozen Point is organizing a film event together with Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum on June 23. The film to be screened is Swedish director Roy Andersson's "A Swedish Love Story".
  • YP midsummer
    21 Jun 2019
    SH Swedish Young Professionals invites you to join their traditional Swedish Midsummer Party in Shanghai on 21 June.
  • 2019 Shanghai Pride Film Festival
    2019 Shanghai Pride Film Festival
    16 Jun 2019
    The Consulate, together with Shanghai Pride and the Consulates General of Denmark, Finland and Norway in Shanghai, presents a Nordic Day at the 2019 Shanghai Pride Film Festival (ShPFF) on June 16.

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