The Apostolic Delegation of Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway, Sweden) was established in 1960 by Pope Johan XXIII. In 1966 the competence was enlarged by Pope Paul VI also to Finland and in 1976 to Iceland. The Apostolic Nunciature was created by Pope Johan Paul II in 1982.
From 1960 to 2002, the Apostolic Nunciature was located in Vedbaek, Denmark. The Apostolic Nunciature was transferred to Djursholm in Sweden in 2002.