Embassy of sweden Tokyo, Japan

Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, Japan.

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2:15 PM
12 May 2021

Travel guidance - coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information on entry restrictions to Japan related to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

28 May 2021

Only pre-booked appointments

Following the Tokyo Government request to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the embassy will change the handling of consular cases. During the time 25 April to the 20 June (State of Emergency) we will not take any new appointment regarding Passport, child registration, VISA, certificates. Only emergency cases will be handle. If you have an emergency case, send us an e-mail with the information and we will get back to you. ambassaden.tokyo@gov.se The opening hours for the Embassy’s switchboard (03-5562 50 50) is from now on Monday – Friday 09.00-12.00, 15.00-17.00.

30 Apr 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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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

11 Jun 2021

Covid-19 travel guidance


Going to sweden



If you want to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU, you may need a visa.

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Frequently asked questions

Sweden Digital Village

Sweden Digital Village

SWEDEN DIGITAL VILLAGE is a new digital platform and is designed to be the ultimate virtual space where you can come and see what Sweden is all about, from food and travel inspiration, must-read Swedish novels to the latest innovative technologies.
*Main contents available in Japanese only


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Doing business with Sweden

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Suspected irregularities

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If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities, please report to MFA Head of Compliance.

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Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Stories about Sweden and our foreign policy.


Welcome to Sweden

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Study in Sweden

Universities in Sweden

Studyinsweden.se is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students.

Guidance for international students outside EU/EES due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GDPR Request

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