The Protocol Department

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The Protocol Department is responsible for planning and arranging incoming and outgoing state visits, as well as incoming official visits to the Prime Minister’s Office and to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The Protocol Department is responsible for contacts with foreign embassies, career consulates and international organisations in Sweden, including matters concerning their safety and security.

The Protocol Department interprets and applies the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations, issues diplomatic visas, residence permits and identity cards to resident staff at diplomatic missions, career consular posts and international organisations.

The Protocol Department also handles the accreditation of foreign ambassadors and exequatur for foreign consuls.

Contact

Protocol Department
Postal address: Protokollet, UD, 103 39 Stockholm
Visiting address : Gustav Adolfs torg 1
Address messenger delivery: UD-PROT, Herkulesgatan 19, Stockholm
email to Protocol Department
Maria Christina Lundqvist
Ambassador, Chief of Protocol
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 89
email to Maria Christina Lundqvist
Jessica Hedin
Director, Deputy Chief of Protocol
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 90
email to Jessica Hedin
Lena Stark
Administrative Officer: assistant to the Chief of Protocol and Deputy Chief of Protocol and accreditation of foreign ambassadors, diplomatic lists and order of precedence.
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 87
email to Lena Stark
Eva-Marie Wikström
Desk Officer: budget and administration
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 86
email to Eva-Marie Wikström
Kent Åkesson
Desk Officer: Approval of foreign military attachés, exequatur for honorary consuls, Orders and decorations
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 93 08
email to Kent Åkesson
Martin Lundin
Administrative Officer: duty-free imports, alcohol licenses for all missions and international organisations, registration of vehicles, parking permits and special permits
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 11 21
email to Martin Lundin
Robert Bajo
Deputy Director: legal issues, immunities and privileges, embassy security and protection for missions in the diplomatic list N - Z and international organisations
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 26 53
email to Robert Bajo
Birgitta Olofsson
Residence permits for embassy staff, diplomatic visas, and identity cards for missions in the diplomatic list A - J
Phone +46 (0) 8 405 93 06
email to Birgitta Olofsson
Annette Ljungberg
Desk Officer: residence permits for embassy staff, diplomatic visas and identity cards for missions in the diplomatic list K – P, EU- and international organisations
Mobile +46 (0) 8-405 94 92
email to Annette Ljungberg
Marie Lissvik
Desk Officer: residence permits for embassy staff, diplomatic visas and identity cards for missions in the diplomatic list Q – Z
Phone +46 (0)8-405 93 07
email to Marie Lissvik
Silvia Sethi Felix
Administrative Officer: Swedish diplomatic and service passports, foreign visas
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 85
email to Silvia Sethi Felix
Mats Flodin
Administrative Officer: Swedish diplomatic and service passports, foreign visas
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 54 84
email to Mats Flodin
Annelie Almkvist
Deputy Director: programme coordinator State- and official visits
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 53 33
email to Annelie Almkvist
Katrin André
Desk Officer: programme coordinator, State- and official visits
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 87 13
email to Katrin André
Ylva Jansson
Deputy Director: programme coordinator State- and official visits
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 34 64
email to Ylva Jansson
Raquel Ortigueira
Administrative Officer: invitations, table plans, etiquette issues & flags
Phone +46 (0) 8-405 55 97
email to Raquel Ortigueira
Ambassador Birgitta Holst Alani
Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
Mobile +46 (0)70-372 33 82
Ambassador Veronika Bard
Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
Mobile +46 (0) 70-998 36 77
Ambassador Harald Fries
Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
Mobile +46 (0) 724-47 83 84
Ambassador Robert Rydberg
Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps
Mobile +46 (0) 730-80 53 07