Sweden to strengthen diplomatic presence on US West Coast

The Swedish Government decided on November 3 to open a Consulate General in San Francisco, California. An enhanced diplomatic presence on the on the West Coast of the United States will create new opportunities for active trade promotion and promotion of Sweden. The decision also addresses the increasing demand from the Swedish business sector for coordination efforts and support in the region.

https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/usa-washington/current/news/sweden-to-strengthen-diplomatic-presence-on-us-west-coast/

COVID-19 | Drop-in hours suspended

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Seattle area we are temporarily suspending the drop-in hours at the Consulate of Sweden in Seattle. If you have an urgent matter we are available by appointment only. Please email us with your questions or concerns at seattle@consulateofsweden.org

If you have a consular emergency, please reach out to the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC at phone number (202) 467-2600.

Important information regarding the mobile passport station

During the Fall of 2019, the mobile passport stations have been affected by major technical issues. Despite a thorough troubleshooting process, the problems cannot be solved. Therefore, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. regret to inform you that the mobile passport service will no longer be available.

Consequently, all upcoming appointments for the passport station in Seattle in November have unfortunately been cancelled.

We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause you.

Swedish passport and national ID-card applications can be submitted in person at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. or at the Consulate General of Sweden in New York. The Embassy will make additional appointments available in the coming months.

The Consulate of Sweden in Seattle can still help you with emergency passports if needed. Please call 425-952-6299 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

For any other questions, please contact the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC via e-mail at ambassaden.washington-pass@gov.se or by calling +1 202 467 2600.

Again, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience this might cause.

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