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: embassy.nairobi@gov.se

Migration and Consular Affairs

Please note that the consular phone hour is not available on the following dates:
2018-02-21. The embassy appologizes for any inconvenience caused. 

 All visits/appointments have to be pre-booked.

 Migration Affairs – visas, work and resident permits

Telephone hours for Querys:

Monday: 14.00-15.00

Tuesday: 14.00-15.00

Wednesday: 14.00-15.00

Thursday: 14.00-15.00

Please note that the Migration phone hour is closed on the : 2018-02-13 and 2018-02-21. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.


We cannot make appointments for interviews or discuss individual decisions over the phone. To make an appointment please send an email embassy.nairobi-visa@gov.se

Contact details: +254 (0) 709 96 4060 or embassy.nairobi-visa@gov.se

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.nairobi@gov.se

Embassy Holidays

The following holidays will be observed by the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi during 2018:

Holidays for the Embassy of Sweden 2018 

January             1                         Monday            New Year’s Day

March                30                       Friday                Good Friday    

April                   2                         Monday            Easter Monday

May                   1                         Tuesday            Labour Day

June                   1                         Friday                Madaraka Day

June                   15                       Friday                Eid al-Fitr

August               22                       Wednesday      Feast of the Sacrifice

December         12                       Wednesday      Jamhuri Day

December         24                       Monday            Christmas Eve

December         25                       Tuesday            Christmas Day

December         26                       Wednesday      Boxing Day

December         31                       Monday            New Year’s Eve