In the current circumstances, the Embassy of Ireland is operating on a restricted basis until further notice.
Only emergency consular services will be provided at the moment. In the case of an emergency, please email or phone the Embassy on +46 8 54504040.
Given the current situation caused by the escalation of the COVID 19 crisis in Ireland, please be aware that only application for visas for priority/emergency visas to Ireland will be considered at the moment. All other short stay visas (tourist/business/conference) are not currently being processed.
Priority/emergency visas include, but are not limited to, the following categories:
- emergency visa (e.g. healthcare professionals, health researchers, and elderly care professionals)
- immediate family members of Irish citizens
- persons legally resident in Ireland
We will be operating an appointment based system. Please send us an email here to book an appointment.
Passports and Foreign Birth Registration:
While you can still apply for your passport using Passport Online here, we cannot guarantee the usual turnaround times. Online applications that require the posting of supporting documents to the Embassy should not be posted at this time. You can see further details here.
The Passport Office in Ireland has stopped processing Foreign Birth Registrations. If you have already sent an application for Foreign Birth Registration, your application is safe and will be processed once they resume services.
In the current circumstances where the Embassy is operating on a restricted basis, contact should only be made with the Embassy in the event of an emergency situation.
Emergency Consular assistance will continue to be provided. Please call the Embassy on +46 8 54504040.
When calling, you will be prompted to leave a message. After the tone, record your message stating your name, a brief description of the situation and a contact number. The Duty Officer will call you back.
The security status has been escalated to advise anyone travelling to Sweden to avoid non-essential travel. You can find detailed and up to date information our Travel Advice for Sweden here.
Flight restrictions and route cancellations are happening on a daily basis worldwide and there is no guarantee that air routes will continue to operate for the coming weeks. For this reason, where commercial flights are still an option, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recommend that people who wish to do so make arrangements to return to Ireland as soon as possible. See the General Travel Advisory issued by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. here.
We encourage citizens to download our Travel Wise App which helps Irish citizens to stay safe and informed while travelling.
We advise all Irish citizens when travelling abroad to remain vigilant and follow the instructions and advice from the local authorities.
For specific information on COVID-19 in Sweden, call 113 13.
For healthcare advice in Sweden, call 1177
You may wish to be aware that The Irish Health Authorities now require anyone coming into Ireland, apart from Northern Ireland, to self-isolate for 14 days, upon arrival, and to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form to this effect. Check the Irish Health Service COVID-19 Advice Page for full information on these requirements. This includes Irish residents. Exemptions are in place for providers of essential supply chain services such as hauliers, pilots and maritime staff.
You can register your contact details on Citizens’ Registration, which allows us to contact you and ensure that you are aware of, and fully briefed, in the event of an unforeseen crisis while you are overseas.
We look forward to returning to normal services as soon as we can.
The Embassy Stockholm Team