Ques­tions and answers about the embassy in Sudan

The Swedish embassy in Khartoum, Sudan remains closed to visitors.

This may affect you who have applied or want to apply for a visa or residence permit. If you live in Sudan or Chad, and want to apply for a residence permit, you can make an online application here on our website.

On this page we have collected questions and answers for those who need to visit the embassy in Khartoum.

If you are a Syrian citizen in Sudan and need to visit the Swedish embassy in Khartoum, you can instead visit one of the following Swedish embassies or consulates-general:

  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Istanbul, Turkey

It is the Ministry for Foreign Affairs External link, opens in new window. that decides when operations in Sudan can be resumed.

Questions and answers

The embassy's office in Khartoum is closed until further notice. Some activities continue from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, but the embassy cannot assist with any service in migration matters at the moment..

The embassy’s operation in Sudan will resume when the security situation permits.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs decides if and when operations in Sudan can be resumed, information will then be published on the websites Sweden Abroad and Migrationsverket.se

The easiest way to apply for a residence and work permit is electronically via the Swedish Migration Agency's website. Paper applications can be submitted at other embassies and consulates that have migration operations, but applicants should contact the authority before visiting.

To book an appointment for an interview following a request from the Swedish Migration Agency, Syrian citizens can contact the embassies in Abu Dhabi, Amman, Cairo and Riyadh as well as the general consulate in Istanbul according to current regulations (UF 2016:3). Other citizens who belong to Khartoum's area (Sudan and Chad) should primarily contact the Swedish embassy in Addis Ababa.

Residency cards that have already been sent to the embassy in Khartoum cannot be resent. People in this group can turn to another embassy or consulate in the region where they have is migration operations.

Sudanese citizens who want to apply for a Schengen visa to Sweden, and who are outside of Sudan, can turn to the external service providers that we cooperate with in the country of residence. They forward applications to our staff who handle them in the usual way. There is currently no possibility to apply for a Schengen visa to Sweden from within the Sudan.