The Consulate General

Welcome to the Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul.  

Visiting hours  (not migration):

Monday-Thursday 09.30-12.30

Address: Consulate General of Sweden, Istanbul Istiklal Cad No: 257, 34433 Beyoglu Istanbul Turkey

Telephone hours:

Monday- Friday 10:15-12:15


Application for passports for Swedish citizens only after appointment

Tuesdays: 14:00-16:00

Thursdays: 10:15-12:15

Life certificates:

Monday-Thursday 09.00-10.00


The receptionist at the main switchboard cannot answer questions about visas or residence permits. Regarding these matters, you have to call the Migration Section or send an e-mail (

Migration Section telephone hours:

Monday-Thursday 14.00-16.00

Tel. No: +90 212 334 06 06

Residence permits:

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a residence permit is to apply online.

Check Your Application

On the website for the Swedish Migration Agency, you can check the status of your application. You can check the following: student permit, work permit, residence permit, residence card, passport, Swedish citizenship and asylum application.

Visa application

You have to contact and arrange a visa appointment via VFS Global (/ in order to apply for visa.

You may find details on visa application via Visa For Visiting web page

Visa application hours: Tuesday and Thursday 09.00-10.00 (after booking an appointment from VFS)