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.
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.
27 January 2015
The number of residence permits increased by seven per cent in 2014. People who are reunited with their relatives are the biggest group receiving residence permits, followed by refugees.
19 November 2014
In a new legal stance on the situation in , the Swedish Migration Board has today assessed the security situation in the region and the opportunities of returning there.