About the Swedish Migration Agency

In Sweden, the Migration Agency 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.


  • 15 December 2021

    31 December is the last day to apply for residence status

    The application period for residence status is now coming to an end. British citizens have until 31 December 2021 to secure the right to stay in Sweden through this right of residence. "We recommend that anyone who has not submitted their application for residence status do so as soon as possible," says Jonas Colling, Brexit coordinator at the Swedish Migration Agency.

  • 1 December 2021

    New judicial position on Afghanistan

    The Swedish Migration Agency has adopted a new judicial position on Afghanistan, based on the Country Guidance of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). In connection with this, previous decisions on enforcement and decision halts are being withdrawn.

  • 2 November 2021

    Information campaign against work-related crime

    Let us stop labour exploitation. That is the main message of the information campaign that the Swedish Migration Agency, together with seven other government agencies, is launching today, 2 November.