List of diplomatic missions of Sweden

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This is a list of diplomatic missions of Sweden. Sweden has a moderately sized diplomatic network of 78 embassies and 7 consulates general, supplemented by honorary consulates, cultural centres and trade missions. In countries without Swedish representation, Swedish citizens can seek assistance from public officials in the foreign services of any of the other Nordic countries, in accordance with the Helsinki Treaty.[1][2]

Of note Sweden was the first Western country to have an embassy in

consular protecting power of the United States, Canada, and Australia since 1995.[4][5]

In January 2010, the

Chisinau, Tirana, Bamako, Ouagadougou, Monrovia, Kigali, La Paz and Phnom Penh would be upgraded to embassies.[6]

In December 2010, it was announced by the Swedish Foreign Ministry that an additional five embassies would close down; the embassies affected were the ones in Brussels, Belgium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Hanoi, Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Luanda, Angola.[7]

In August 2011, an agreement between the

Social Democrats and the governing Reinfeldt Cabinet was announced, with the purpose of keeping the Swedish embassies in Argentina, Vietnam, Malaysia and Angola open.[8]

On August 30, 2012, Sweden closed its embassy in Minsk, with the Estonian Embassy charged with representing Swedish interests in Belarus.[9]

On November 2, 2016 the Swedish Embassy was re-opened in Lima, Peru.[10] Six days later, on November 8, the Swedish Embassy in Manila, Philippines, was re-opened, eight years after it was closed down.

In November 2021 the Swedish government announced that it would re-open embassies in Dublin and Brussels and a consulate-general in San Francisco.[11] In November 2022, the Embassy of Sweden, Luanda closed.[12]






Multilateral organizations


See also


  1. ^ a b The Swedish Embassy to the Holy See is located in Stockholm, Sweden. There is a Swedish chancery of the Holy See in Rome, outside Vatican territory.


  1. ^ "Meld. St. 12 (2010–2011)". April 2011.
  2. ^ "Treaty of Cooperation between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden (the Helsinki Treaty)" (PDF). Article 34.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "About the Embassy". Embassy of Sweden, Pyongyang. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Om ambassaden" (in Swedish). Embassy of Sweden, Pyongyang. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Foreign Relations: North Korea". Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  6. ^ "Sweden to open embassy in Tirana Albania". 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 4 February 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
  7. ^ "Sverige stänger fem ambassader". Regeringskansliet. 22 December 2010. Archived from the original on 25 December 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  8. ^ "S backar – ambassader räddas". Dagens Nyheter. 1 August 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2011.
  9. ^ "Ambassaden inte öppen för allmänheten | SwedenAbroad". (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-07-19.
  10. ^ "Lima | SwedenAbroad". Retrieved 2016-12-14.
  11. ^ "Government intends to open embassy in Dublin and consulate-general in San Francisco". 3 November 2021.
  12. ^ "Sveriges ambassad i Luanda stänger i november 2022" [Sweden's embassy in Luanda will close in November 2022] (in Swedish). Embassy of Sweden, Luanda. 28 October 2022. Retrieved 4 November 2022.
  13. ^ "About the Consulate General". Sweden Abroad. 22 May 2020.

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