Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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  • 11 Dec 2019

    Lucia celebration in Shanghai

    With girls and boys clad in white full-length gowns carrying candles and singing songs, the Consulate General's Lucia celebration was open to the public for the fifth year in Shanghai on December 7.

  • 10 Dec 2019

    Sweden highlighted at a TEDx women event in Shanghai

    The Consulate General took part in TEDxZizhuParkWomen 2019 at Shanghai Zizhu National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone on December 6. Consul General Lisette Lindahl performed a TED Talk on gender equality in Sweden.

  • 28 Nov 2019

    Nordic cooperation on food waste reduction

    On November 21-23, the Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai, together with the Danish, Finnish and Norwegian Consulates, launched a “Reducing Food Waste” initiative in Shanghai. The initiative was part of the Nordic Food Policy Lab project of the Nordic Council of Ministers.

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

  • 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.
  • Ragnar Bohlin concert
    25 May 2019
    Renowned Swedish conductor Ragnar Bohlin is coming to Shanghai to conduct Bach’s B-minor Mass at Shanghai Oriental Art Center on 25 May.

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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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