About the Embassy

Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi, Vietnam! The overall missions for the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi are to strengthen Sweden’s presence in Vietnam and to broaden and deepen the relations between the two countries in all areas.

The diplomatic relations between Sweden and Vietnam were established already in 1969, making Sweden the first Western country to establish diplomatic relations with Vietnam. The current focus of the embassy is to increase trade relations between Sweden and Vietnam and to highlight Sweden's values in prioritised areas such as human right, democracy, transparency and sustainability. 

Together with the consulate in Ho Chi Minh City and Business Sweden, we facilitate cooperation between Swedish and Vietnamese authorities, businesses, organisations. Companies from both countries receives support and advice in how to do business either in Sweden or Vietnam, including how to search for relevant partners. 

In the consular and migration area, the Embassy has the responsibility to assist both Swedish citizens who are living in or visiting Vietnam, and Vietnamese citizens who wish to visit Sweden.