Welcome to the Swedish Migra­tion Agency

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This is how it works when we process cases where LGBTQI is grounds for protection

Can a person's sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression affect how the Swedish Migration Agency assesses whether a person should be allowed to stay in Sweden?

Read The Swedish Migra­tion Agency answers: what is a deten­tion centre?

Read previously published The Swedish Migration Agency answers

Working people.

Tips for employers

Are you an employer and will be recruiting employees from outside of the EU? Here are some tips on what is particularly important to consider to ensure a smooth and efficient process with the shortest possible processing time.

Find out more and read the tips

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)