Moving to someone in Sweden
In order to join your family or relative in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more here about how to apply for yourself and on behalf of your child.
How to apply for a residence permit
19 April 2016
The Government has proposed new legislation that will limit the asylum seekers' possibility to be reunited with their families. The law will be temporary and will apply for three years. If Parliament adopts the proposed bill, the law will take effect in mid-July.
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.
22 October 2015