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We are very pleased to provide you with relevant and practical information to make your posting both pleasurable and rewarding. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Protocol Department at the MFA.

  • Information regarding the Swedish National Day celebrations

    Information regarding the celebration of the Swedish National Day at Skansen, organised by the Foundation for Sweden's National Day, can be found in below letter from the Chief of Protocol.

  • Updated information regarding social security contributions

    The information regarding social security contributions in the Diplomatic Guide has been updated.

  • New ambassadors from Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Greece and Lithuania

    The ambassadors from Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Greece and Lithuania presented their letters of credence to H.M. The King on Wednesday 8 May 2019 in an audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm: H.E. Mr Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Kazakhstan; H.E. Ms Shkëndije Geci Sherifi, Kosovo; H.E. Mr Andreas Fryganas, Greece; and H.E. Mr Giedrius Cekuolis, Lithuania.

  • Circular Note 2/2019 Notification of end of duty

    Circular Note 2/2019 provides important information regarding the notification of end of duty.

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  • Invitation to high-level seminar on ”Frontiers in Climate, Resilience & Security”

    Heads of Mission are invited to a high-level seminar on "Frontiers in Climate, Resilience & Security" where H.E. Ms. Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs and H.E. Ms. Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, will reflect on climate-related security challenges together with international experts within the field. Please find attached an invitation and programme for more details.

    Invitation to high-level seminar on ”Frontiers in Climate, Resilience & Security”
  • Invitation to a briefing by the Swedish Police post Drottninggatan on 27 October at 14.00

    A number of Embassies wrote to the Protocol Department following the tragic event on Drottninggatan on 7 April, asking for better information regarding their citizens. In our reply letter, the Protocol Department promised to organise a briefing with the Swedish Police on security issues in relation to Special Police Operations. You are welcome to a briefing on Friday 27 October at 14.00 at the Rosenbad Conference Centre (on the corner of Drottninggatan and Fredsgatan).

    Invitation to a briefing by the Swedish Police post Drottninggatan on 27 October at 14.00
  • Statement about the information in media regarding the IT public procurement made by the Swedish Transport Agency

    Statement about the information in media regarding the IT public procurement made by the Swedish Transport Agency
  • New ambassadors from Georgia, Bahrain and Mauritius

    The ambassadors from Georgia, Bahrain and Mauritius presented their letters of credence to HM The King on Thursday 20 October 2016 in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors from Georgia, Bahrain and Mauritius
  • New ambassadors from Australia, Honduras, South Sudan and Costa Rica

    On Thursday 22 September 2016, the ambassadors from Australia, Honduras, South Sudan and Costa Rica presented their letters of credence to HM The King in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors from Australia, Honduras, South Sudan and Costa Rica
  • New ambassadors from Guatemala, Argentina, Germany and Nicaragua

    On Tuesday 6 September 2016, the ambassadors from Guatemala, Argentina, Germany and Nicaragua presented their letters of credence to HM The King in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors from Guatemala, Argentina, Germany and Nicaragua
  • New ambassadors to Sweden

    Mr. Jaime Ortega

    Four ambassadors presented their letters of credence to HM The King on Thursday 2 June 2016 in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors to Sweden
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  • New ambassadors from Indonesia, Iran, Switzerland and United States of America

    H.E. Mr Bagas Hapsoro

    Four ambassadors presented their letters of credence to HM The King on Tuesday 15 March 2016 in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors from Indonesia, Iran, Switzerland and United States of America
  • New ambassadors from Malaysia, the Czech Republic, Cuba and Guinea

    Ms. Norlin Othman

    The ambassadors from Malaysia, the Czech Republic, Cuba and Guinea presented their letters of credence to H.M. The King in a formal audience at the Royal Palace in Stockholm on 5 February 2016. A letter of credence is an authorisation issued by an ambassador’s head of state. By presenting letters of credence to Sweden’s head of state, the ambassador can, from that day, fully represent their country in Sweden.

    New ambassadors from Malaysia, the Czech Republic, Cuba and Guinea