Please note that this information is only applicable to those looking to collect their residence permit card at the Consulate General in Shanghai.
Once you've received a decision from the Swedish Migration Agency to grant you a residence permit and you have already submitted biometrics, it can take up to four weeks to manufacture the card and have it sent to the Consulate General in Shanghai. It is not possible to speed up the manufacturing process or the delivery of the card.
You will be notified through email when your residence permit card has arrived at the Consulate General in Shanghai.
Your residence permit card can be collected either by yourself or by someone whom you’ve given a power of attorney to. Residence permit cards can be collected during Migration Section's office hours. You don’t need to book an appointment.
If you collect the card by yourself, you will need to bring your original passport.
If someone else collects the card on your behalf, he/she must bring a power of attorney, his/her ID card in original and/or passport, and a copy of the ID page in your passport.
For children under the age of 18, one of the child’s legal guardians must either collect the card on the child’s behalf, or write a power of attorney to allow someone else to collect the child’s residence permit card on behalf of the legal guardian. The child’s legal guardian must sign the power of attorney. The following documents must be provided: