Reception for asylum seekers

Turn to this office if you have any questions about housing, allowances and LMA cards while you wait for our decision. This office will also help you if your asylum application has been rejected and you are returning to your country.

The reception is closed

From 4 June 2018 the Migration Agency´s reception in Gävle is closed. You can instead visit the National Service Centre in Uppsala.

Asylum examination

This is where the Migration Agency examines your application for asylum.

The asylum examination office is closed

From 4 June 2018 the Migration Agency´s asylum examination office in Gävle is closed.


A detention centre is a locked facility for asylum seekers and other detained foreign nationals. A person may be detained in connection to leaving Sweden.

Enquiries in person:

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