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.
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.
18 November 2014
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.
31 October 2014
On 1 July this year, the Swedish Aliens Act was changed to allow asylum-seeking children to be granted residence permits due to particularly distressing circumstances. The term exceptionally distressing circumstances previously applied to both adults and children. The Swedish Migration Board has now developed a method to assess particularly distressing circumstances in the case of children.