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Key Points

  • On April 3, 2023, Sweden closed its embassy office in Islamabad, Pakistan, due to security concerns


The government of Sweden’s Embassy office in Islamabad, Pakistan, will be closed to visitors for the remainder of 2023. As a result, migration activities, including Pakistani citizens applying for residence permits for work or study in Sweden, will be paused for the time being. For further information on the closure, check here.

What are the Changes?

The government of Sweden will temporarily close its Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. According to the embassy’s announcement, these measures were taken due to security concerns.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Migration Agency of Sweden

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