Welcome to the Swedish Migra­tion Agency

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Extension for people from Ukraine

Those who have protection under the Temporary Protection Directive can now apply for an extended residence permit. You must apply in an e‑service that is open from 1 February to 4 March 2023.

Information about applying for an extension

Frequently asked questions and answers about extended protection under the Temporary Protection Directive

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Stricter passport checks

From 1 November, new rules apply for how passports are checked when someone applies for a residence permit. The new rules mean that the passport must be shown in person.

Stricter passport checks

Our mission

The Swedish Migration Agency's mission includes considering applications from people who want to live in Sweden, visit the country, seek protection from persecution or be granted Swedish citizenship. The Swedish Migration Agency is commissioned by parliament and government, who set the Swedish asylum and migration policy.

The Swedish Migration Agency's mission

Working at the Swedish Migra­tion Agency

There is a wide and varied range of work at the Swedish Migration Agency. It requires staff with various educational backgrounds, for example law, legal science and social science.

Job vacancies (only in Swedish)