The Embassy is located at:
32 Aberdeen Rd,
For directions/map - click here
Ordinary visiting hours: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:00
Passport inquiries: Monday - Friday 09:00-11:00
Migration and Consular inquiries: 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.
All ordinary visas, tourist and business, for Sweden are 'Schengen visas'. The Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi are handling applications for Schengen visas for residents in Zimbabwe.
For any further questions, please contact the Migration Section (The Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi) on the following
Telephone: +254 709 964 060 Monday and Wednesday at 14.00-15.00 EAT
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
Sweden's Development Cooperation with Zimbabwe has a long history and dates back to 1980, the year of Zimbabwe's independence. Since 1980 Sweden has a permanent presence in Zimbabwe as a development cooperation partner. The current Development Cooperation Strategy with Zimbabwe for 2022-2026 focus on three main areas:
- Human rights, democracy, the rule of law and gender equality
- Environment, climate and sustainable use of natural resources
- Inclusive economic development
You can read more about Sweden's development cooperation work in Zimbabwe on the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency's homepage via this link.