Consulate-General Shanghai, China

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11:29 PM
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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  • 21 Feb 2018

    The Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy 2018

    On Wednesday 14 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presented the 2018 Statement of Foreign Policy to the Riksdag.

  • 07 Mar 2018

    The Consul General’s visit to Quzhou

    On the invitation of Quzhou Municipal People’s Government and the Council for Promoting South-South Cooperation, the Consul General of Sweden in Shanghai Ms. Lisette Lindahl visited Quzhou and had a meeting with the Vice Mayor of Quzhou Ms. MA Meizhi on February 7.

  • 08 Feb 2018

    Sino Swedish cooperation in new energy

    On January 24, the Swedish innovation company SaltX Technology and Ningbo Shenggu Energy Conservation (NSECT) held a factory inauguration ceremony in Yuyao, Zhejiang Province. Consul General of Sweden in Shanghai Ms. Lisette Lindahl and Vice Mayor of Yuyao Mr. HAN Baishun attended the ceremony.

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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