Consulate-General New York, USA

Local time New York
3:06 AM
02 Aug 2021

Technical difficulties

We are experiencing technical difficulties and as a result the Consulate General cannot be reached by telephone at the moment. We are working on resolvning the issue. For emergency contact in consular matters, please call the Consular Emergecy Center at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm +46 8 405 50 05.

15 Apr 2021

Appointment Required to Pick up Passport

If you need to pick up a passport, you must first schedule an appointment online. No drop-in service is possible. Use the link below!

30 Jun 2021

Entry ban to Sweden

Individuals residing in certain countries are exempted from the entry ban to Sweden and currently the US is included on this list. However, the list is revised every other week so make sure to check the list right before you travel. Please note that the exemptions are based on residency and not citizenship. We are unable to answer more specific questions regarding the travel ban. The Consulate General does not have access to any additional information other than what is available on the Swedish Police Authority’s website or the website of the Government Offices.

Swedish Police Authority's website - FAQs
12 Apr 2021

Open for Consular Services, including passports

The Consulate General of Sweden in New York is open for consular services, including passports appointments - by appointment only. As of April 10, 2021, New York state no longer require asymptomatic travelers to test or quarantine (for more information, see link below). For emergency situations, such as temporary passports - please email or call us: se, tel 212-583-2560. Our phone hours are 2 - 3 pm, Monday - Friday. For information about the current travel ban for Sweden, please visit

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12 Feb 2021


Due to COVID-19, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs has decided not to offer internship positions at any foreign mission during the fall of 2021. This means that the Consulate General will not accept any interns during this period of time. We hope to be able to offer an internship position in the spring of 2022.

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30 Apr 2021

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

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. 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.

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Frequently asked questions

Assistance to Swedish Citizens

Are you a Swedish citizen and need information regarding passports, citizenship or other consular matters?


Non-swedish citizen interested in Sweden

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Doing business with Sweden

Here you can get comprehensive information on how to do business with Sweden.

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Suspected irregularities

Report to the MFA

If you suspect that a crime or irregularities have occurred in connection with Swedish Foreign Service activities, please report to MFA Head of Compliance.

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Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Swedish Foreign Policy Stories

Stories about Sweden and our foreign policy.

Welcome to Sweden

Plan your holiday on Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information.

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Study in Sweden

Universities in Sweden is the official resource on higher education in Sweden for international students.

Guidance for international students outside EU/EES due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GDPR Request

GDPR Request

Request for register extract, rectification, erasure or restriction of personal data in central systems.

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