The Embassy

Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Embassy opened in early 2002. It covers three countries in the Gulf region: The United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Kuwait.

Telephone- and visiting hours for the Embassy can be found under 'Contact'.

Parking while visiting the Embassy
The parking lots outside the entrance of the Embassy are often full but in the garage opposite the entrance of the Embassy, empty spaces are usually found.

Procedure to apply for a Schengen Visa

The Embassy of Sweden in Abu Dhabi is using a visa application center operated by VFS Global for the lodging of applications for Swedish Schengen visas. This means that Schengen visa applicants are referred to the visa application center located at:

Joint Visa Application Centre
Level 25, Shining Tower,
King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz, 26th Street
Adjacent to Khalidiyah Mall
Abu Dhabi


Joint Visa Application Centre
Wafi Mall, Level 2,
Falcon, Phase 2,
Umm Hurair 2



The Embassy
will only accept Schengen visa applications from applicants that have pre-booked an appointment by sending an E-mail to the Embassy’s visa section at: There are a limited number of slots for every week.

For more information please visit the Embassy’s
webpage at or the webpage of the visa application
center at