Migration and Visa Section in Istanbul

Here you can find information about the visiting hours and appointments regarding your applications.

For visa applications;

Your application should be submitted to the Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul or to the VFS Global (visa application center) after booking an appointment. For further information about how you will book an appointment for visa application, please click.

For residence permit applications;

To apply for residence permit, to show documents/passports regarding your residence permit application, for requested interview by Migration Agency and to apply for visitor's permit; you need to book an appointment.

You should fill the appointment request form to be able to book an appointment. You will receive a reply to the e-mail address which you have written in the form within a week. The Consulate General cannot receive an application if you have not booked an appointment.

  • If you want to book appointment for requested interview by Migration Agency or to show requested documents in original or DNA sample; please write your dossier/control number. 

  • If you want to book an appointment to submit an application for family reunification or for visitor’s permit, please write the reference person's (your family member who lives in Sweden) civic registration number.

  • If you want to book an appointment to submit an application for study permit with acceptance letter, please write the name of the university/program to the other information.

  • If you want to book an appointment to submit an application for work permit with an employment offer, please write the name of  the company that you will work to the other information.

Click here to book an appointment

The Migration section's phone hours are from Monday to Thursday between 14.00 - 15.00 and the phone number is +90 212 334 06 06.

To pick up residence permit cards/decisions and to leave biometric data you don't need to book an appointmentThe visiting hours are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 09.00 - 10.00 a.m. Please do not forget to bring your passport with you. Please also see the information about who can give biometrics in Istanbul.

Email address: generalkonsulat.istanbul-visum@gov.se

Last updated 11 Jan 2018, 11.16 AM