Swedish travel documents are issued in compliance with the requirements laid down in the EU regulation regarding passport security and biometrics.
The passports and identity cards are equipped with a computer chip which stores the holder's personal data, photo and fingerprints, and are valid for five years.
Further information about Swedish passports and national identity cards is available on the Swedish Police Service website:
The Embassy in Manila does not accept or process the renewal or application of Regular Swedish Passports.
Different alternatives for Swedes abroad
Swedish citizens who are resident abroad and who need a new passport or identity card can apply in different ways:
Honorary consulates can only accept emergency passport applications, but it is possible to collect your new regular passport or ID-card at a Consulate. Don't forget to bring your old passport when you collect your new one, and please note you will be charged a collection fee of SEK 150.
Everyone applying for a passport or national ID-card must provide proof of identity. The applicant must also provide proof of Swedish citizenship. A newborn/child must be registered and have a Swedish ID-number before they can have a passport. Applicants are advised to consult the staff of the passport authority prior to submitting their application.