On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of 189 UN Member States adopting the Beijing Platform for Action, an action plan for achieving the goals of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven delivered a digital address to the UN General Assembly on 1 October on the theme of gender equality in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic.NEWS
Are you a Swedish citizen living abroad? Do not forget to register on the Swedish list by providing details on where you stay and how to be reached during your stay.
In case of a consular crisis in the area where you are staying, this information can be used to contact you quickly. The information is saved for the period that you specify, but maximum of one year, after which a renewed registration is required. You can remove yourself from the Swedish list whenever you want.
Please sign up through the following link:
To book an appointment with the Consulate General, please click here.
The Consulate General is following the developments in Gaza closely and updates the travel advice on the webpage if necessary. For continuous updates, the Consulate General also refers to local media. As previously, and until further notice, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all travels to Gaza. Swedish authorities have very limited possibilities to provide consular services to Swedes who regardless of these recommendations travel to or remain in Gaza.
If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities (Ministry for Foreign Affairs and foreign representation), read more here:
If you want to visit Sweden you can apply for a visa. How to apply varies depending on where you reside, the West Bank, Gaza or Jerusalem. For more information please visit Apply for a visa. If you want to visit or move to Sweden for a period longer than 90 days you might need to apply for a residence permit. For more information about how to apply for residence permit in Sweden, please visit the Swedish Migration Agency's webpage.
You can find a list of the Consulate General's closing days 2021 here.