Working in Sweden
In order to work in Sweden, you must have a work permit. Read more about how to apply for a work permit or for a residence permit as a self-employed person or a visiting researcher.
10 June 2016
As of 1 June 2016, the honorary consulate in Asmara in Eritrea does not accept applications for residence permits in paper form.
12 April 2016
New requirements apply to those who apply to extend a work permit.
29 March 2016
You can now use the new Tid till beslut (Time to a decision) function, to find out on your own how long your application may take the Migration Agency to process. While processing times have not become longer or shorter, information about them is now presented in a far clearer manner.