Security Message for U.S. Citizens:
American citizens visiting or residing in Sweden should note that the emergency number for the Swedish police, rescue, and fire departments is 112.
American Citizen Services is open Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, excluding U.S. and Swedish Public Holidays.
In an emergency involving an American citizen in Sweden, you can reach us during normal business hours and after hours, seven days a week, via the main Embassy telephone number: +46 (0) 8 783 5300 (if dialing from the U.S.: 011 46 (0) 8 783 5300). Please note that this number is NOT for visa inquiries.
Consular Emergencies Involving U.S. Citizens in Sweden
- a sudden death;
- victims of violent crimes;
- involvement in a serious accident;
- a U.S. citizen missing in Sweden; or
- serious illness or hospitalization, etc.
Lost your U.S. Passport?
Please note that although the loss of a U.S. passport can be inconvenient, it is not a life or death emergency for which we can provide after-hours service We want to help you replace your passport as soon as possible during our regular hours of operation. Please see our Lost/Stolen Passports page for detailed instructions.
Out of Money?
Money can be transferred from the U.S., or from anywhere else in the world, to you in Sweden within minutes through Western Union. Money can be sent at an agent location, be transferred online, or by phone. More details can be found on the Western Union website.
Western Union Agents in Sweden
Western Union agents are found in shops, food stores, newsagents and tobacconists or bureau de change. Please note the all X-Change offices and Pressbyrån stores are Western Union agents, and they can both most easily be found in Stockholm at the Centralstation. Other locations can be found on the Western Union website.
Another way of transferring money is through MoneyGram. MoneyGram agents can be found at Forex offices across Sweden.