British Embassy Stockholm provides all consular service to Britishers in Stockholm, and immigration services to Swedish nationals planning to move over to Great Britain. The activities of Stockholm British Embassy includes immigration services, consular functions, investment consultancy, travel information, and educational information.
British Embassy Consular Functions
The Consular functions of British Stockholm Embassy include renewal of British passports, registration of births, deaths, and marriages. It helps British nationals to get residence permits, and driving licenses during their stay in Stockholm. The British Consulate will help in getting a replacement passport, and offer assistance in the form of providing relevant information. It will provide a British citizen with lists of English speaking doctors and lawyers in Stockholm. It will inform family or friends in case of an emergency. The embassy will make arrangements for evacuation in cases of natural calamities, terrorist activities, and civil strife.
British Embassy Visa Functions
A Visa or Entry Clearance Certificate is issued by an Entry Clearance Officer at the British Embassy. This permit is issued for a specified period depending on the nature of visit of the Swedish citizen.
- For a holiday trip a visa is usually issued for a period of six months.The visa is liable to become invalid if any information provided
by the applicant is found to be incorrect or there is any suppression of facts.
Student visas are issued for the term of study in cases of certificate, or short time courses upto 1 year. Students doing graduation, post graduation, or doctorate programs are allowed to stay upto one year after completion of their course for taking up assignments in United Kingdom.
Business visas are issued to willing businessmen who can financially sustain themselves till their business in U.K. starts making profit. An available resource of at least £ 200,000 is to be shown to the immigration authorities as the minimum condition for getting a business visa.
British Embassy Other Functions
Other important functions of the British Embassy in Stockholm include:
British Embassy Stockholm is in 6-8 Skarpogatan, Stockholm 115 93. Letters can be sent to Box 27819 Stockholm 115 93.
- Travel information to Britishers during their tour to Sweden
- Offering consultancy services to British citizens planning to invest or set up business in Sweden
- Provide information to Swedish nationals willing to do business or invest in U.K.
- Arrange business promotional activities beneficial for British and Swedish investors
- Provide information on studying in U.K. to Swedish students.