Section Office in Erbil

Sweden opened a Section Office in Erbil 1 December 2011. The office is a part of the Swedish Embassy in Baghdad. The Office will serve as a link between authorities and people in the Kurdistan region and the Embassy of Sweden in Baghdad.

Important information
The Section Office does neither issue, nor accept applications, for visas or residence permits. The Section Office does not issue passports.

The Section Office does not legalise documents issued by Swedish authorities.

Legalisation of documents issued by the Swedish Migration Board has to be legalised in Sweden. For legalisation of this kind of documents please turn to the Judicial Office at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Information (English/Arabic) about the Judicial Office and legalisation can be found on: