Becoming a Swedish citizen
When you have lived in Sweden for several years, you may apply for Swedish citizenship. Read more here about how to apply for yourself and on behalf of your children.
12 June 2015
If you need your passport back before your application has been processed, you can require to have it back. If you are travelling abroad you need to notify us in time in order to get your passport back before your trip.
30 March 2015
On 30 October 2014, the Swedish government recognized the state of Palestine. This means that certain Palestinians who have previously been considered stateless are now considered Palestinian citizens.
18 March 2015
The Swedish Parliament has approved amendments to the Citizenship Act to increase the symbolic value of Swedish citizenship. The legislative amendments will enter into force on 1 April 2015 and are designed to make it easier for many people to apply for, or complete a notification to apply for, Swedish citizenship.