Sweden passport

£2,500.00

Apply for a Swedish passport

Acquiring a Swedish passport involves meeting specific criteria and following an application process.

Here’s a breakdown of the essentials:

Eligibility:

The primary requirement for a Swedish passport is Swedish citizenship. There are several ways to qualify for Swedish citizenship:

  • Being born in Sweden: If you were born in Sweden to at least one parent who is a Swedish citizen, you are automatically a Swedish citizen.
  • Having a Swedish parent: A child born abroad to at least one Swedish parent can apply for Swedish citizenship. consulate general
  • Meeting residency requirements: If you haven’t met the above criteria, you may be eligible through a path based on legal residency in Sweden for a sufficient period (typically five years). There are faster tracks available in some cases, such as for married couples where one spouse is already Swedish.

Application Process:

The application process depends on your situation and where you are applying from. Here’s a general guideline:

  1. Gather Required Documents: This will vary based on your eligibility path. Common documents include birth certificates, marriage certificates, proof of residency in Sweden, tax records, criminal background checks (if applicable), and passport photos. You can find detailed lists on the official Swedish government websites.

  2. Choose Your Application Method: You can apply in person at:

    • A Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) office in Sweden.
    • A Swedish embassy or consulate in your home country (if you reside abroad).
  3. Submit Your Application: Pay the application fee and submit your complete application package at your chosen location.

  4. Processing and Approval: Processing times can vary depending on your situation and workload. You may be required for an interview or to provide additional documentation.

Additional Resources:

  • Migrationsverket (Swedish Migration Agency) – Applying for Swedish citizenship: (This website provides an overview of different paths to Swedish nationality and citizenship, including eligibility requirements and application procedures)
  • Sweden Abroad – Service to Swedish Citizens (for reference – process may vary by location):  (This consulate website showcases the application process and required documents for a Swedish passport, though it mostly applies to Swedish citizens already abroad)
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