About the Consulate General

In December 2015, the honorary Consulate General of Sweden in New York was upgraded to a full diplomatic mission. Leif Pagrotsky is Consul General and head of the new Consulate. The Consulate General focuses on the promotion of Sweden in a broad sense, including trade and investment, cultural and consular affairs. Until further notice, the Consulate office will be located at 445 Park Avenue.

The Consulate General in New York represents Sweden in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. This district includes the honorary consulates in Boston, MA, Jamestown, NY and Philadelphia, PA. 

Cultural, Commercial and Public Affairs
The Consulate conducts cultural, commercial and public affairs, including coordination and support of events to showcase Swedish culture and promote Swedish interests in the New York area. The Consulate also provides information about Sweden to the public and media, and facilitates exchange between organizations, companies and institutions in Sweden and the U.S.

Consular Assistance
The Consulate provides assistance in wide range of consular matters, including passports, citizenship matters and applications for coordination numbers. The Consulate also provides assistance to Swedes in case of an emergency.


Social Media
To stay informed of Swedish activities and events in the New York area, join the Consulate on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn: 

> www.facebook.com/swedennewyork
> www.twitter.com/swedennewyork and www.twitter.com/swedennybiz
> www.linkedin.com/company/swedennewyork

See here for photos from the Consulate's event and activities: www.flickr.com/swedennewyork 
www.instagram.com/swedennewyork

Be included in the Consulate's cultural mailing list by emailing generalkonsulat.new-york@gov.se with "Mailing List" in the subject line. 

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