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.
31 January 2020
On the night between 31 January and 1 February, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, and it will take place in an orderly fashion. The withdrawal agreement negotiated between the EU and the British Government in the autumn has now been approved.
29 August 2019
The security situation in Syria continues to be very serious, however the level of conflict in some of the country’s provinces has decreased slightly. As a result, the situation in the country as a whole is no longer regarded to be such that everyone is at risk of suffering indiscriminate violence.
10 April 2019
The Swedish Migration Agency has now determined the allocation of this year's so-called refugee resettlement quota. An increased focus on North and East Africa, as well as continued strong support for Syrian refugees, accounts for the majority of the places.