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Embassy of Sweden ….. hmmm…… My first post for the New Year 2019 !!!!!

Traveling is something I wish I could do everyday ( FYI I enjoy free trips too). Boarding a Delta flight  was smooth and no headache! You should read about my Dallas trip with Spirit Airline.

Washington D.C was a very relaxing state because no hassle! I went to the Embassy of Sweden to apply for a new passport because mine expired .

If you live in Minneapolis and you are from Sweden, this post will have the information you need to apply for a new passport once yours expire.

The official site is very confusing and it took me a while to locate the passport renewal section and then successfully book an appointment.

Steps to take before going to the Embassy of Sweden in Washington or New York :

Book an appointment online

Remember to take your old Swedish passport (Sverige Pass) with you .

  • New passport fee is $165 and it can be paid with a Visa or MasterCard or Cash .
Hotels  
  • If you choose New York check out WestHouse Hotel. I recommend this hotel because it was so beautiful when I was there! You honestly get what you paid for like literally. FYI my stay at New York was for a different purpose, NOT to apply for a new Swedish passport .
  • If you choose Washington see the hotel details below. Capitol Skyline Hotel is 4 miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA Washinton D.C). This hotel was nice too and the breakfast was amazing . It was easy for me to move around and getting a taxi was super easy. The customer service desk will actually request a taxi on your behalf before you get downstairs.

On your appointment day

  • Be on time or else you will have to reschedule to comeback.
    Passport hours by appointment only between the hours of  2pm-4.30pm
  • They will get you fill out a form and pay the fee. (FYI I did most of my conversation in Swedish language).
  • Come looking your best ! Your hair and edges should be laid! Face beat for the embassy🤩💋. Say cheese 😁 and they will snap your photo 📸.

The Aftermath

 Your new passport will process within 2 weeks. You can request for it to be sent to the America Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. They will charge an additional fee for shipping it to your state for pick up . Or you can go back to Washington or New York to pick up in person.

Sightseeing

After I was done at the embassy. I went to Lincoln Memorial , National Hall , White House and few place close by my hotel.

Hopefully this post help your next passport renewal process easier. Comment Below!

Hope James is the creator of Minnafropolis, a fashion and lifestyle platform. Over the years, Hope has honed her skills as a content creator, influencer, and blogger. She is passionate about teaching women how to maximize their wardrobe, improving our lifestyles, and female entrepreneurship. Hope holds certifications in Digital Marketing and Social Media Management. She also completed her Master's in Business Administration and Project Management. Hope currently welcomes every collaborative opportunity that presents itself and looks forward to working on future projects in varying capacities. If you appreciate quality content over quantity or need to reach a new audience, build a brand affinity through authentic content and partnership contact Minnafropolis, email: minnafropolis@gmail.com

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