Emergency Passport

If your Swedish passport has been lost or stolen you can apply for an emergency passport. Emergency passport are issued for one urgent imminent journey only.

Before you apply for an emergency passport, please take into account:

  • You must contact the Embassy to make an appointment, before coming to the Embassy to make the application in person.
  • The 'form for passport application' must be filled in prior to the visit to the Embassy and all documents* must be originals. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • The application fee must be paid at the time of application.
  • You must check if the country you are travelling to accepts a Swedish emergency passport.
  • The maximum validity of an emergency passport is seven months.
  • The Embassy will need to see proof of urgency and a booked journey.
  • The emergency passport is usually issued the same day but there might be occasions when you need to come back the following day.

*The following documents are required:
Note that all documents must be originals.

1. Valid Swedish photo ID for identification. Contact the Embassy if a valid ID is missing.

2. If the passport has been stolen, a police report must be made and the report handed in.

3. Filled in 'Form for passport application', which can be downloaded via the link in the upper right field.

4. If the applicant is a resident of or is registered in the Netherlands a Dutch residence permit (verblijfsdocument) or a BRP extract from the Municipal Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie Personen (BRP) formerly the GBA) proving the applicants Swedish nationality must be presented. The BRP extract can not be older than a month.

If the applicant is living in a country other than Sweden or the Netherlands a a residence permit or an extract from the country’s officials proving the applicants Swedish nationality must be presented.

5. If the applicant has another citizenship a certificate of this must be presented.