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Stockholm: New rules regarding appointment bookings

We would like to inform you that going forward we will not be able to book appointments for biometrics for applicants missing key documentation in order for the application package to be complete.
Once all requested documents have been received, we will contact the applicant in order to book an appointment.

Congo-Kinshasa: No visas issued due to communication problems

The Embassy of Congo-Kinshasa in Stockholm is currently experiencing communication issues with the local authorities and are therefore not able to issue any visas for the time being.

The problem is global and is effecting all Congo-Kinshasa embassies worldwide.

The embassy is working hard on resolving the problem.

Sweden: Upcoming closing days at the Chinese visa center

We would like to inform you about the upcoming closing days at the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Sweden due to Easter and celebrations of Tomb-Sweeping Day. Please see specific closing days below:

STOCKHOLM
The Chinese Visa Application Service Center is closed 30/3 – 2/4 and 5/4 – 6/4.

GOTHENBURG
The Chinese Visa Application Service Center is closed 30/3 – 2/4 and 5/4.

Sweden: Technical instabilities on Chinese visa application website

The Chinese visa application website visaforchina.org is experiencing some instabilities due to updates to the site. 

Comet Consular Services is following the development, but some delays in filling out applications may occur. 

You are still able to submit our China application questionnaire and we will submit the application for you as soon as the system allows it.

Find our questionnaire here: https://comet.formstack.com/forms/chinaapplicationform

China: Technical issues with application website

The Chinese visa application website visaforchina.org is experiencing some technical malfunctions and it is therefor not possible to submit applications for China at the moment.

Comet Consular Services is following the development and will continue with submitting the applications as soon as the system is up and running again.

It is however to be expected that some delays may occur.

You are still able to submit our China application questionnaire and we will submit the application for you as soon as the system allows it.

Find our questionnaire here: https://comet.formstack.com/forms/chinaapplicationform

Stockholm: New rules for applicants with multiple passports

The Embassy of Russia in Stockholm has made new rules regarding applicants with multiple passports. 

If the applicant has a valid visa in a second passport this passport needs to be submitted with the visa application in order to be cancelled. 

If the applicant does not submit the passport including the valid visa, the application will be rejected and the visa fees will not be refunded.

If the applicant does not have the old passport, an extract from the Police is required stating that the passport was lost or stolen.