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Welcome to the official website of Sweden Visa Application Centre in China! Sweden Visa application centres are the official partners of the Embassy of Sweden and the Consulate General of Sweden in China. This website provides details related to your application submission and collection process along with other useful information you need to know.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and Long Term Schengen Visas helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest Sweden Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • Temporary operation hours of Sweden Visa Application Centres in China

    In light of the current Coronavirus alert, please note that the Sweden Visa Application Centres located at Beijing, Shanghai, Jinan, Shenyang, Chengdu, Kunming ,Changsha and Hangzhou will provide visa application and passport passback service from 09:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs(Hangzhou from 10:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs) ,Monday to Friday during 24 February to 06 March 2020. Please kindly wear a facial mask when entering the Visa Application Centre. Thank you for your kind understanding. The Sweden Visa Application Centres located at Chongqing, Wuhan, Xian and Nanjing remain closed until 09 March 2020 (indefinite for Wuhan). However, the re-opening of the Centres may change, subject to further notifications from central, provincial and city authorities. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and kind co-operation. Please return to this page for further updates.

  • Gentle reminder:

    The Visa Application Centre buildings management will follow local authorities' special regulations on whether applicants from other cities can be allowed to enter the building. Please contact the respective Visa Application Centre through helpline or email in advance to know more about local regluations, in order to avoid any inconvenience caused during your application submission. Thank you for your co-operation."

  • Increased fees for visa applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.

  • Wuhan Visa Application Centre closure from 23 January 2020 - Information for customers planning to visit our Wuhan Visa Application Centre

    Customers are advised that the Sweden Visa Application Centre in Wuhan have been closed since 23 January 2020, on account of official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan to limit inflow and outflow of people and reduce the spread of the virus.

    Customers who come to collect their passports on 23 January will need to come when the VAC reopens.

    The reopening will be scheduled for after Chinese New Year, and will be announced separately according to the official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan. Please contact for any inquiry.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

  • Information on how the Swedish mission processes personal data that is submitted to the Swedish mission for a visa application, Read details here.
  • Sweden Visa Application Centres are only responsible for processing of applications and play no part in the decision making process of visa applications
  • Changes in the visa application submission process from 12 October 2015- biometric data

    Applicants wishing to apply for a visa at the Sweden Visa Application Centre must visit in person to provide their biometric data (fingerprint/photo)as per the VIS rules. In case it is a child under the age of 12 or if it is physically impossible, she/he needs not to provide biometric data but still needs to come for submission in person. Read detail here.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here

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