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Consulate-GeneralNew York, USA

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About us

The Consulate General of Sweden in New York was first founded in 1843 and focuses on the promotion of Sweden in a broad sense, including trade and investment, cultural and consular affairs. Camilla Mellander is Consul General and Head of Mission. Johan Arvidsson is Deputy Head of Mission.

The Consulate General in New York represents Sweden in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. This district includes the honorary consulates in Boston, MA, and Philadelphia, PA.

Consular Assistance
The Consulate provides assistance in a wide range of consular matters, including passports, citizenship matters and applications for coordination numbers. The Consulate also provides assistance to Swedes in case of an emergency. Two consular officers are employed at the Consulate General.

Communication, Commercial, Cultural and Public Affairs
The Consulate conducts cultural, commercial and public affairs, including coordination and support of events to showcase Swedish culture and promote Swedish interests in the New York area. The Consulate also provides information about Sweden to the public and media, and facilitates exchange between organizations, companies and institutions in Sweden and the U.S. Our Head of Cultural and Public Affairs, Head of Innovation and Commercial Affairs, and Head of Communication & Sustainability are responsible for the different areas. 

Our Head of Chancery is in charge of all administrative matters. In addition, the Consulate General employs a cashier, an assistant to the Consul General, and a chauffeur. 

Social Media
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Last updated 04 Jun 2024, 4.20 PM