You have the right to receive information about the personal data (called data below) that the Swedish Migration Agency has saved about you. This is stated in Article 15 of the Data Protection Regulation. You can only request access to data about yourself.NEWS
The Embassy is located at:
32 Aberdeen Rd,
For directions/map - click here
Ordinary visiting hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:00
Passport enquiries: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:00
Migration & consular enquiries: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:00
The Embassy of Sweden does not provide scholarships for students.
If you are interested in studying in Sweden please visit Study in Sweden, where you can scout for scholarships for undergrad and postgraduate degrees.
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) every year provides very limited numbers of scholarships to international students that wish to pursue a Master’s degree in Sweden. Find out if you can apply at the SISGP website
Kindly note that the Embassy is not involved in any part of the scholarship selection process.
In Zimbabwe, it is the Embassy of France which handles and issues ordinary tourist and business visas to Sweden. This is done under the 'Schengen' arrangement.
As of 1 July 2019, The Embassy of France advises that there is minimum 3 weeks waiting time for a visa appointment, so make sure to plan your application well in advance.
For details on where and how to apply, please see the following pages:
In order to be able to study in Sweden you need a residence permit.
It is the Swedish Migration Agency that handles all applications related to study permits.
For more information on how to obtain a study permit and a residence permit - click here
If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU and wish to work in Sweden, in most cases you need a work permit and a residence permit.
It is the Swedish Migration Agency that handles all applications for work and residence permits. All applications are done online through their website.
How to apply for a work visa - click here
Application guide - click here
Work permit requirements - click here
If you want to move to Sweden to live with someone you need to make an application for a residence permit at the Swedish Migration Board.
Read about the process here.
On the Swedish Migration Agency's website you can check the status of your application. The following types of permits can be checked:
* Student permits,
* Work permits
* Residence permits
* Residence cards
* Passports (for Swedish citizens)
Check your application on below link