5.6 Non-resident Heads of Mission and other diplomatic agents concerned

A non-resident Head of Mission may seek agrément according to the same procedure as a resident Head of Mission. However, a non-resident Head of Mission must obtain agrément in the country where he/she has official residence before a request for agrément can be processed in Sweden.

Non-resident Heads of Mission and military attachés accredited to Sweden should be notified to the Protocol Department by a note verbale together with the same form as that used for resident diplomatic agents: Notification of arrival.

If the position as non-resident Head of Mission is vacant on a long-term basis, the chargé d’affaires should also be notified to the Protocol Department by a note verbale together with the form Notification of arrival.

If deemed motivated by the mission of a non-resident Head of Mission accredited to Sweden, other diplomatic agents of that mission may also be notified by a note verbale together with the form Notification of arrival.

The names of non-resident Heads of Mission, military attachés, long-term chargé d’affaires and other notified diplomatic agents will be listed in the Stockholm Diplomatic List. No diplomatic ID-cards nor residence permits will be issued.

Family members of non-resident diplomatic agents should not be notified and will not be listed in the Diplomatic List.

Upon end of duty, the Protocol Department should be notified by a note verbale together with the same form as that used for resident diplomatic agents: Notification of end of duty.

Missions are kindly asked to keep the Protocol Department updated on any change to the contact information in the Stockholm Diplomatic List. This can be done by e-mail to: ud-prot@gov.se.