Embassy of sweden Tokyo, Japan

Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, Japan.

Local Time Tokyo
5:45 AM
25 May 2020

Only Pre-booked appointments

As a precaution due to the coronavirus situation, the Embassy will continue to only accept pre-booked appointments for consular matters during the summer. This includes application for passports and collection of passports. To book an appointment, please e-mail 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.

04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

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. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. 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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08 Apr 2020

Entry ban to Japan

As of 27 March there is an entry ban to Japan for all foreign citizens who have visited Sweden, and many other countries, during the past 14 days. On 3 April, the list of countries to which there is an entry ban was expanded. This means that Swedish citizens who have visited these countries are not allowed to enter Japan. Swedish citizens who live in Japan – even those with a permanent residence permit – cannot return to Japan, if the date of departure from Japan is on or later than 3 April.


Entry Ban

03 Jul 2020

On 18 March, the Government decided to temporarily stop non-essential travel to Sweden to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and reduce the spread of the virus.


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