• 6 March 2015

    The permit sticker in your passport expires on 20 May 2015

    The old stickers that used to be put in your passport as proof of your residence permit in Sweden expire on 20 May 2015. If you have a sticker in your passport, you therefore have to book an appointment at the Swedish Migration Board to exchange your sticker for a residence permit card.

  • 18 November 2014

    Comments on articles on working in Sweden

    Recently there have been articles in local media in the Balkans concerning the possibilities to find work in Sweden. The articles refer to a list of occupations that are experiencing labour shortages, which is updated twice a year by the Migration Board in Sweden.

  • 29 July 2014

    Measures to counteract abuse of labour immigration regulations

    From 1 August 2014, the Swedish Migration Board has legal support for performing follow-ups in work permit cases to check that the prospective employee commenced work and that the offered employment conditions – especially the salary – are adhered to.

  • 2 December 2013

    Fewer embassies in the Schengen Area to handle migration cases

    As of 1 January 2014, only five Swedish embassies in the Schengen Area* will be handling migration cases: Athens, Berlin, Madrid, Paris and Rome.