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Consulate General of Sweden

The Minneapolis-based Consulate General of Sweden’s office is located at the American Swedish Institute. The Consulate General has responsibility for a territory that includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa.

Consular services can be provided by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Consulate at minneapolis@consulateofsweden.org or 612-870-3377.

  • Additional information on passport renewals and other services for Swedes abroad can be found on the Embassy of Sweden website at Swedenabroad.se.
  • United States citizens seeking information on visas or residence permits for work, study, or living in Sweden, should visit the Swedish Migration Agency’s website at https://www.migrationsverket.se/English/Private-individuals.html.
  • If you are a Swedish citizen traveling temporarily within our territory and find yourself in need of assistance, please refer to this resource. You may also contact our offices using the email address or phone number above.

*Important Information for Swedish Nationals Regarding the 2018 Swedish General Elections*
In September 2018, Sweden will hold general elections for the election of members to Riksdagen, as well as municipal and county council elections. The 2018 elections will be held in Sweden on the second Sunday in September – September 9th, 2018.
 
In person voting abroad for Swedish nationals living in the USA will take place in mid to late August 2018. The American Swedish Institute will host one full day of voting on Saturday, August 25th. More information will be released in ASI’s summer issue of POSTEN, as well as on this webpage as we get closer to August.
 
Swedish nationals living abroad will also be able to cast absentee ballots via postal mail (brevröstning) starting July 26th, 2018.
 
Please make sure you are registered to vote! More information on the registration process can be found on the Valmyndigheten website (www.val.se) or by clicking

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If you would like to review information on the various Swedish political parties, please refer to the following resource: https://www.thelocal.se/20170911/what-you-need-to-know-about-swedens-par...