We offer the following services

The Consulate of Sweden in Arizona can help Swedish Citizens with:

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The Consulate of Sweden in Arizona can help non-Swedish Citizens with:

Our services are offered Tuesdays 10AM-3PM and at other times by appointment. Call the office at 602 364 7450 or email phoenix@consulateofsweden.org to set up an appointment.

We offer information regarding the following services

For your convenience you can contact our office to obtain information that can guide you in other consular matters in which we are not the main authority:

  • Information about emergency assistance for Swedish citizens
  • Information for Swedish citizens on how to apply for new passports and visas
  • Information for persons with both Swedish and American passports
  • Information about Swedish citizenship
  • Information about change of name
  • Information about Swedish residency
  • Information about voting
  • Information about translating


First time applications or renewals

For information regarding first time applications for passports and passport renewals please refer to the Passport Page on the Embassy's website at the following link Passport Application Procedures|SwedenAbroad or feel free to call our office during office hours. All passport applications require that you apply in person at one of the designated locations with no exceptions.

Emergency Passports

To apply for an Emergency Passport in Arizona please bring the following documents with you to your appointment:

  • The old passport, valid or expired.
  • If you do not have your passport (lost or stolen) you must bring some form of photo identification.
  • A copy of your population registration record (personbevis). This can be attained from the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket). www.skatteverket.se
  • Original documentation proving legal US resident status (valid visa or green card) or US Citizenship (naturalization certificate), or notarized copy of same if applicable.
  • If the applicant became a US citizen before July 1 2001 documentation from the Swedish Migration Board must be provided to certify that he/she has regained Swedish Citizenship.
  • 2 passport photos taken straight ahead with the light background and neutral facial expression
  • Application fee of $230 in the form of a money order or cash.
  • Shipping fee of $20 as a separate money order only.

We send the application to the Consulate in San Francisco which issues the Emergency Passport. You can pick it up in San Francisco or have it sent to the Phoenix Consulate (or any other Swedish Consulate.)

If the applicant is a minor:

  • Written consent of both legal guardians.
  • If legal custody has been granted to one parent or to another person, legal proof of guardianship must be submitted with the application.

Multiple Passports

Persons who are citizens of both Sweden and the United States should carry both passports when traveling between the two countries. The United States Department of State requires that all US citizens, including those who have dual citizenship, must be in possession of a valid US passport when leaving or entering the US.

Swedish citizens are expected to declare their nationality and to present a valid Swedish passport upon arrival in Sweden and/or the European Union.

Renewal of Swedish Driver's License

Your Swedish driver's license must be renewed every ten years. You must also replace your driver's license if it has been damaged, lost, or if personal information on it has changed. An application form for a Swedish driver's license can only be obtained from the Embassy of Sweden in Washington D.C. or from any of the Swedish consulates in the U.S.

The form can not be downloaded from internet. You must complete the application yourself and submit it along with photographs to the Swedish National Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen).

When your new driver's license has been issued, you may pick it up at the consular location you've indicated in your application.

The fee for a new driver's license is $60 and is payable at pick-up in Arizona or at any other Swedish consular location in the U.S. The Consulate of Sweden in Arizona accepts payments in cash or by money order. If the license has already been paid for in Sweden, a $20 processing fee is due at pick-up in Arizona or at any other consular location in the U.S.

Application for Coordination Number and Registration of Name

Child applicants who were born abroad and have never before had a Swedish passport must first be added to the Swedish population register by applying for a coordination number.

The application is free of charge and must be filed in person at all Swedish consulates in the US and at the Embassy in Washington. The child must be accompanied by at least one legal guardian.

The following documents are required:

  • Name registration form (SKV 7750) signed by both legal guardians and by the applicant, if she or he is 12 or older.

If legal custody has been granted to one parent or to another person, legal proof of guardianship must be submitted with the application.

  • Child's original birth certificate, issued by the state's Vital Records Office and clearly stating the names of both parents, or notarized copy thereof.
  • Passports (or other valid photo ID with clearly visible signature) of both legal guardians, or notarized copy thereof.
  • Original documentation proving legal U.S. resident status (valid visa or green card) or U.S. citizenship (naturalization certificate) of Swedish legal guardian(s), or notarized copy of same.

If the legal guardian(s) gained U.S. citizenship before July 1, 2001, documentation from the Swedish Migration Board must be provided to certify that he and/or she has regained Swedish citizenship.

  • Copy of legal guardians' marriage certificate, if married.

Once the coordination number has been obtained and the child has been added to the population register, the child applicant can proceed with a passport application.

Residence Permit Based on Family or Personal Connection

This applies to individuals who are married, cohabiting, or intend to marry or cohabit with someone who is a Swedish citizen or permanent Swedish resident. It also applies to unmarried children under 18. Please note once your application has been submitted to the Consulate you are not allowed to enter Sweden until a decision has been made.

Please go to the following link for detailed information regarding the required documents for a Swedish residence permit application. Residence and Work Permits|SwedenAbroad

Visa Information

A Schengen visa is required for persons of certain nationalities who wish to visit the Schengen countries. A complete application must be submitted to the Embassy at least 15 days before the intended visit and cannot be lodged earlier than three months before the start of the intended visit.

As of January 1, 2012 the Embassy in Washington, DC will require personal appearance of Schengen visa applicants in the following categories:

  • Visiting Family and Friends
  • Tourist
  • Students - studying for less than 90 days
  • Business or Conference - first time traveling to Schengen

Applicants from the below states should apply at the CONSULATE GENERAL OF NORWAY using Guidelines for Schengen Visa Applicants at the Norwegian Consulate General in San Francisco:









New Mexico










    • Consulate General of Norway in San Francisco
      20 California Street, Sixth Floor
      San Francisco, CA 94111-4803 USA
      Phone: (415) 986-0766 or (415) 986-0766
      Fax: (415) 986-3318.
      Visa e-mail: thos@mfa.no  
    • Office hours: Monday - Friday, 09:00 am - 16:00 pm. Closed for lunch between 12:15 pm and 12:45 pm. NOTE: Visa applications accepted by appointment only. You must read the guidelines listed on their website before submitting queries.


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