About the Embassy

Welcome to the Embassy of Sweden in Kyiv, Ukraine. One of the Embassy's main tasks is to promote relations between Sweden and Ukraine and develop cooperation in the fields of politics, economy and culture.

Opening hours

The Embassy's switchboard is open weekdays between 9:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00. The Embassy is open to visitors weekdays 9:00 - 12:00. The Embassy is closed for lunch at 13:00 - 14:00. See below for the consular expedition hours.

Emergency calls

Outside the switchboard operating hours the Foreign Ministry's consular emergency can be reached via the Embassy switchboard.

The Consular Office

The Consular Office handles matters concerning passports (acceptance of passport applications and delivery of finished passports), coordination numbers and individual inquiries. The Consular Office is open for visits weekdays 9:00 - 12:00.

Visa Chancellery

The Embassy's visa chancellery handles matters relating to visas and residence permits in Sweden. For more information about visas click here.

Opening hours for applying for residence permits at the Embassy

Tuesdays 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Otherwise the Visa Chancellery is closed to the public and is only receiving visitors with pre-booked appointments. On Tuesdays it's only possible to apply for residence permits, to apply for a visa at the Embassy you need to make an appointment in advance.

The Visa Chancellery answers calls from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm on Monday-Thursday. Telephone number: +380 44 494-4290.

Holidays when the Embassy is closed 2018:

1 Jan - Nyårsdagen/New year’s day                                                            
8 Jan - Orthodox Christmas                             
30 Mar - Långfredag/Good Friday                                           
9 Apr - Orthodox Easter Monday
1 May - Första maj/Labour day

28 May - Orthodox Holy Trinity

28 Jun - Ukrainian Constitution Day                                      
24 Aug  Ukrainian Independence Day                                

24 Dec - Julafton/Christmas Eve

25 Dec - Juldagen/Christmas Day                                            
26 Dec - Annandag jul/Boxing Day