Sweden has engaged in development cooperation with Albania since 2001, and opened our embassy in Tirana in 2010. Our relations with Albania have been strengthened ever since, and the Swedish government recently appointed its first resident ambassador to Albania, Mr Johan Ndisi. Our work is focused on supporting Albania in its EU-integration process and related reforms. Sweden's development cooperation programme with Albania of around 8 million euro per year. It focuses on three priority areas: economic development; democracy and human rights; and environment and climate change. Throughout our activities, Sweden emphasizes the strengthening of women’s rights, resources and representation. In addition, we are eager to promote cultural exchanges and occasions for the people of our countries to meet and to learn more about our respective societies. Our embassy is situated in the student city, which is a good opportunity for dialogue with young people.
Closed for lunch 1pm-2pm
The Embassy issues temporary passport only. For ordinary biometric passports, we refer to the Embassy of Sweden in Skopje, Macedonia.
Visas and residence and work permits
Albanian citizens holding a biometric passport are able to travel freely to Schengen Countries.
The Embassy of Sweden in Tirana does not handle migration matters. If you have inquiries regarding visa related issues or migration matters you are welcome to contact the Embassy of Sweden in Skopje.