An application for a passport can be made - after booking an appointment - on Mondays between 14-16 and Wednesday between 9-12.
The application fee can be paid by Visa or MasterCard at the Embassy when you apply, or by advanced payment to the Embassy of Sweden's bank account (see banking details below). Bring the proof of payment with you when you apply for the passport.
For information about application fees, see the heading "Consular & migration application fees"
The new passport is normally ready for collection about 2 weeks from the time of application. (by appointment)
The passport must be collected in person and may not be delivered by mail, (see below for collection at a Consulate).
Please note that an application for a legal change of name may not be submitted along with a passport application. Contact the Swedish Tax Authority, tel. 46 8 564 85160 to apply for a name change before applying for a new passport.
Documents must be presented in originals and when applicable legalised by competent authority.
Applicants 18 years or older who have previously had a Swedish passport must provide proof of identity, as well as proof of Swedish citizenship. They should bring the following documents when applying;
If the applicant became a South African (or other) - excluding automatic naturalisation - citizen before July 1, 2001, documentation from the Swedish Migration Board must be provided to certify that he/she has regained Swedish citizenship.
Collection of the passport at a Consulate
The new passport may be collected at the Swedish consulate in Cape Town, Windhoek or Gaborone. For collection at a Consulate, there is an additional shipping and processing fee, see the heading "Consular & migration application fees" (payable at the time of application or in advance).
Bank: Nedbank Account name: Embassy of Sweden Account no: 1602 346 933 Branch code: 160245 Branch name: Hatfield, Pretoria Reference: Applicants surname and initial.
To book an appointment for passport application at the embassy of Sweden in Pretoria. CLICK HERE. (The booking is via the Swedish Migration Agency’s website).