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Frequently Asked Questions

22 July 2022 

 

EMBASSY SERVICES

The Embassy Public Office is available by appointment only. If you would like to make an appointment, please do so here

 

1951 CONVENTION TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

As of 12 noon on 19 July 2022, Ireland is temporarily suspending operation of the European Agreement on the Abolition of Visas for Refugees for a period of 12 months. As of that date, holders of 1951 travel documents are required to be in possession of an Irish entry visa before travelling to the border. Full details are available here

 

UKRAINE

Visa requirement for Ukrainian nationals are currently suspended. 

Ukrainian residents who are visa required nationals still require a visa to travel to Ireland. You can contact the Embassy for further information if you are a visa-required national with Ukrainian residency.

For information on the temporary protective measures for Ukrainian nationals and residents of Ukraine, please visit the Irish Immigration website.

 

COVID-19


There are no longer any COVID-19 travel restrictions on travelling between Ireland and Sweden. 

If you test positive for COVID-19 while you are in Sweden, please follow the applicable local guidelines:

Swedish Government: The Government’s work in response to the virus responsible for COVID-19 - Government.se

Emergency Information: Current rules and recommendations - Krisinformation.se

Swedish Health Agency: Bekräftade fall av covid-19 i Sverige — Folkhälsomyndigheten (folkhalsomyndigheten.se)

 

VISAS

Please refer to the website of the Irish Immigration Service for information on visas for entry into Ireland here: Home - Immigration Service Delivery (irishimmigration.ie) 

To find out more about applying for a visa from Sweden, read more on our dedicated Visa Information page. 

Check if you need a visa to enter Ireland here.

The Embasy of Ireland in Stockholm processes visa applications for residents of Sweden entering Ireland.  If you have a question regarding visas for entry into Sweden, please refer to the following websites: 

 

PASSPORTS

Please consult the website of the Passport Office: Passport Online - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)

Queries about online applications should be directed to the Passport Service's Customer Service Hub

 

FOREIGN BIRTH REGISTRATIONS

Due to the pause in the Foreign Birth Registration service during Covid-19 restrictions, there is a significant delay processing applications. More information available here: Foreign Birth Registration/Citizenship - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)

 

TRAVEL ADVICE 

You can find detailed and up to date Travel Advice for Sweden here.

For specific information on COVID-19 in Sweden, call 113 13.

For healthcare advice in Sweden, call 1177

 

CONTACT THE EMBASSY 

Phone

  • You can call the Embassy on +46 8 54504040.
  • Phone lines are open Monday - Friday from 09.30 – 12.30 and 14.00 –  16.30.
  • Please be aware that calls made out of hours which are not emergencies will not be answered. 

 

Email

  • You can email the Embassy here.
  • Emails are answered Monday - Friday. 

 

 

 

Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

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