Honorary consulate San Francisco, USA

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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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Event calendar

  • Credits: Pierre Bjork
    Credits: Pierre Bjork
    09 Sep 2020
    Jonas Hassen Khemiri, the acclaimed author of Montecore, will join the Scandinavia House for a Virtual Talk to discuss The Family Clause, a novel about a family on the verge of collapse, which will be released in English translation beginning on August 25.
  • A drop of Midnight
    04 Mar 2020
    Join us for an afternoon with world-renowned hip-hop artist Jason "Timbuktu" Diakité who will read from his new release "A Drop of Midnight", a vivid and intimate journey through his own and his family's history - from South Carolina slavery to twenty-first-century Sweden.
  • Ragnar Bohlin
    15 Feb 2020
    Cappella SF, Ragnar Bohlin's professional chamber choir, presents Northern Voices - Musical Gems from Nordic countries. Join the choir for a musical experience that will take you to the far north to experience the extraordinary strong choral tradition of these countries.

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Non-swedish citizen interested in Sweden

Working in Sweden, travel to Sweden, study in Sweden or just 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

Studyinsweden.se 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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