19 November 2018
The Sweden visa application centres will remain closed on 21 November 2018 for Eid Milad un Nabi
The visa application centres will remain closed to applicants looking to submit visa applications for Sweden on Wednesday 21 November 2018 due to Eid Milad-un-Nabi. The visa application centres will be reopen on Thursday 22 November 2018.
11 September 2018
The Sweden Visa Application Centres will remain closed on Friday 21 September 2018
The Sweden visa application centres will remain closed on Friday 21 September 2018 on account of Ashura. The visa application centres will reopen on Monday 24 September 2018.
10 July 2018
The visa application centre in Islamabad will be closed on 12 and 13 July 2018
The Islamabad visa application centre, currently located at 14-B Sadiq Plaza, G9 Markaz, will be closed on 12 and 13 July 2018. The Islamabad visa application centre will re-open on Monday 16 July 2018 in a new location in Islamabad. Please visit our Contact Us page for the location of the new centre.
28 November 2017
The Sweden Visa Application Centres will be closed on 14 December 2017
Please note that the Sweden visa application centres will be closed for new application submissions on Thursday 14 December 2017.
19 November 2017
Technical issue at Embassy resolved
The technical problem being faced by the Embassy of Sweden has been resolved and the normal processing of visa applications will be resumed on Monday 20 November 2017.
15 November 2017
Important information for Lahore applicants
All persons applying for a Sweden visa in Lahore should note that due to adverse weather conditions there will be an additional delay of one day in the transportation of application files to the Embassy of Sweden in Islamabad. This delay also applies to applications that have been processed by the Embassy and returned to Gerry’s. This delay will continue throughout the winter season and normal service will resume as soon as possible.
23 August 2017
The Sweden Visa application centres will be closed for Eid ul Azha on 01 September 2017 and 04 September 2017
The Sweden visa application centres will remain closed on 01 September 2017 and 04 September 2017 for Eid ul Azha.
06 December 2016
Important information regarding appointments between 21 December 2016 and 13 January 2017
During the period 21 December 2016 to 13 January 2017, Gerry’s and the Embassy will be closed for submission of Schengen visa applications. The processing time for visa is currently longer than usual due to the very high amount of submitted applications.
05 December 2016
Closures for Eid Milad un Nabi
The Sweden visa application centres will be closed on occasion of Eid Milad un Nabi on Monday 12 December 2016.
01 December 2016
Important information for visa applicants
From Monday 5 December 2016 all applicants applying for a Sweden visa must hold a confirmed appointment. An appointment can be booked either by visiting the Schedule an Appointment link, or by calling our call centre on 051 8439347. Applicants without an appointment will not be accepted.
12 November 2016
The Sweden visa application centres will be closed on 23 and 24 November 2016
Please note that the Sweden Visa application centres will be closed for the submission of visa applications on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November 2016.
6 September 2016
The VACs will be closed for Eid-ul-Azha on 13 and 14 September
The Sweden visa application centres will be closed for submissions on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 September.
15 August 2016
An appointment will be required from Monday 22 August 2016.
From Monday 22nd August all applicants will need to have booked an appointment in order to apply at any of the VACs. An appointment can be booked online or via our helpline. A printout of the appointment letter must be carried when attending the VAC. Those without an appointment will not be permitted to submit their application.
30 June 2016
The VACs will be closed on 6 July and 7 July 2016 due to Eid ul Fitr
The Sweden visa application centres will be closed on 6 July and 7 July 2016 and will reopen on Friday 8 July 2016.
16 May 2016
VAC opening hours during Ramadan
During the month of Ramadan the VAC will be open from 09:00 to 15:00. The passport collection timing will be from 09:00 to 13:00. There will be no change to the submission timing.
06 April 2016
The processing time for a Sweden Visa is currently 4 weeks.
The Embassy of Sweden has advised that the processing time is currently four weeks for a short stay visa. Applicants are therefore asked to bear this in mind when planning their travel.