About the Migration Board
In Sweden, the Migration Board is the authority that considers applications from people who want to take up permanent residence in Sweden, come for a visit, seek protection from persecution or become Swedish citizens.
10 March 2015
Migrationsverket , formerly the Swedish Migration Board, has changed its official English title to the Swedish Migration Agency.
5 March 2015
The Swedish refugee quota continues to focus on Syria. Approximately one-third of all quota refugees to be resettling in Sweden this year will be Syrian citizens or Palestinians from Syria.
12 February 2015
The number of asylum-seekers in Sweden will continue to be at high levels in 2015, according to the first forecast of the year by the Swedish Migration Board. The main scenario is 90,000 asylum-seekers, which means that the need for accommodation for these people will increase significantly this year too.