National ID card

Swedish citizens can apply for a national ID card  at any passport office, in Sweden as well as abroad.

A national ID card proves your Swedish identity, is valid for five years and is written in swedish and english. The ID card can be used as a valid ID document in Sweden and within the Schengen area.This means that you can travel to and stay in the following countries bringing only your national ID:

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malt, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

Applying for a national ID-card

Both the application process and the fee are the same as when applying for a passport.