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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 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
  • 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
  • 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 Update to Residence Permit Interview Procedures to Take Effect on 1 January, 2019*
Please note that beginning 1/1/2019, ALL interviews for residence permits and visitor’s residence permits will be conducted at the Swedish Embassy in Washington D.C. The Honorary Consulates will no longer be able to conduct the interviews. To contact the Embassy or to schedule an appointment, please visit their website here:
Schengen Visas will still be processed through VFS Global – the closest VFS Global office to Minneapolis is in Chicago.

*Important Information for Swedish Nationals Regarding the 2019 European Parliament Elections*

The in person, European Parliament elections for Swedish nationals living in the Minneapolis Consulate General’s territory will take place on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 10am-3pm. This is the only in person voting day the Minneapolis offices will host.

If you are a Swedish national living or travelling in the USA, you can also cast your ballot via brevröstning (postal voting). Brevröstning materials will be available at the offices of the Minneapolis Consulate General starting April 11th, 2019.

As long as your brevröst is received by the Swedish Election Authority by Saturday, May 25th, 2019, it will be counted in the 2019 European Parliament election.

If you have any questions, please contact the Minneapolis offices at