The embassy of Sweden in Pretoria is open and all diplomatic staff remains, also during lockdown. We are open for business and will take all calls on 012-426 6400. You can also mail us at Ambassaden.email@example.com
24 mars 2020
Please click below for urgent information on South Africa's national lockdown.
To Swedes in South Africa whether permanent or temporary: register for the Embassy's Swedish list, either through the Resklar app or via the website link below (please note, this form is in Swedish language.
Temporary Travel Ban and limited possibilities of obtaining a visa to Sweden
On 18 March, the Government decided to temporarily stop non-essential travel to Sweden to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and reduce the spread of the virus. The decision took effect on 19 March and will initially apply for 30 days. This is an exceptional measure that will not apply for longer than necessary.
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. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.
Dear Swedes in South Africa,
As you have hopefully seen in our social media and website updates, it seems that we will be able to start with repatriation flights for European citizens by the end of this week. We have around 30...