Sweden: Embassy Office in Pakistan Closed 

Key Points 

  • On 3 April 2023, Sweden closed its embassy office in Islamabad, Pakistan, due to security concerns  


The government of Sweden’s Embassy office in Islamabad, Pakistan, will be closed to visitors for the remainder of 2023. As a result, migration activities, including Pakistani citizens applying for residence permits for work or study in Sweden, will be paused for the time being. For further information on the closure, check here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Sweden will temporarily close its Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. According to the embassy’s announcement, these measures were taken due to security concerns. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Sweden’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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