Emergency Contact – All Locations

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.

You can also call Overseas Citizen Services in the U.S.:

From the U.S. and Canada call 1-888-407-4747

From Overseas call +1 202-501-4444

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.