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  • The Swedish government plans to open an Embassy in Dublin and Consulate-General in San Francisco in late 2022


The Swedish government announced plans to open a new Embassy in Dublin, Ireland, and a new Consulate-General office in San Francisco, California, US, in 2022. The Swedish government advised that the current timelines for opening may change depending on the situation of each diplomatic mission. The introduction of a new Embassy in Ireland and Consulate-General in San Francisco is anticipated to help strengthen diplomatic relations between Sweden and the two countries and create opportunities for trade promotion and partnerships with Swedish companies. For a list of Swedish embassies around the world, click here.

What’s Changed?

The Swedish government will open an Embassy in Dublin and a Consulate-General office in San Francisco to increase diplomatic relations. Sweden will also close its embassies in Angola and Peru as part of its regular review of diplomatic missions abroad.

Looking Ahead

The opening of these two new diplomatic missions will allow Swedish citizens and individuals applying to work in Sweden easier access to visa services. Continue to check the Swedish government website for additional updates concerning the opening of the new Embassy and Consulate-General.

Source: Government Offices of Sweden

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