Office hours

Here you will find the office hours for the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi.    

If you are in an emergency situation and need to contact the Embassy, you can call the Embassy reception line, outside office hours, on +254 (0)709 96 4000 and dial 0 or call +46 (0)8 405 5005

Embassy office hours

Monday-Thursday 09.00-16.00
Friday 09.00-13.00

Embassy reception: +254 (0)709 96 4000
Embassy email address:

Migration and Consular Affairs

All visits/appointments have to be pre-booked.

 Migration Affairs – visas, work and resident permits

Kindly note that the Migration Section no longer accepts bookings for interviews over the phone. All interview appointments need to be booked via

  • Telephone hours for Querys:

    Monday: 14.00-15.00

    Tuesday: 14.00-15.00

    Wednesday: 14.00-15.00

    Thursday: 14.00-15.00

The Migration and Visa Section will be closed on 12th December 2017. Kindly contact us via email and we will get back to you once we reopen on 13th November.

Please note: We cannot make appointments for interviews or discuss individual decisions over the phone. To make an appointment please send an email

Contact details: +254 (0) 709 96 4060 or

Consular Affairs - services for Swedish nationals

  • Telephone hours to for appointments/queries: Monday-Thursday at 11.00-12.00
  • Appointments are made for Monday, Wednesday 14.00-16.00 or Friday at 09.00-12.00

Contact details: +254 (0)709 96 4000 

E-mail address:

Embassy Holidays

The following holidays will be observed by the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi during 2017:

Monday, January 2, New Year's Day
Friday, April 14, Good Friday
Monday, April 17 Easter Monday
Monday, May 1, Labour Day
Thursday, June 1, Madaraka Day
Date to be announced, Idd ul Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Friday, October 20, Mashujaa Day (Heroes' Day)
Tuesday, December 12, Jamhuri Day (Independence Day)
Monday, December 25, Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26, Boxing Day