Gävle

Extending a residence permit based on the need for protection

This is where you can submit an application for an extension if you have been granted a temporary residence permit based on the need for protection.

Enquiries in person:

Kaserngatan 50 B, Gävleexternal link, opens in new window

Opening hours:

Monday–Friday 09.00–15.00

Special opening hours during the year

Book an appointment for your visit if you are going to

  • extend a residence permit.

Apply for asylum

This is where you can submit an asylum application.

Enquiries in person:

Kaserngatan 50 Bexternal link, opens in new window

Opening hours:

Monday–Friday 09.00–15.00

Special opening hours during the year

Accommodation on arrival:

At Kaserngatan 50 Bexternal link, opens in new window you can also find the Swedish Migration Agency's accommodation for newly arrived asylum seekers.The accommodation is open night and day. Here you can receive a meal and a place to sleep for the night.

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.

Enquiries in person:

Kaserngatan 50 Bexternal link, opens in new window

Opening hours:

Monday–Friday 09.00–15.00

Special opening hours during the year

Information:

This is also one of the Migration Agency's accommodation centres for asylum seekers who have just arrived in Sweden.

Asylum examination

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

Enquiries in person:

Kaserngatan 50 Bexternal link, opens in new window

Opening hours:

Monday–Friday 09.00–15.00

Special opening hours during the year

Detention

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:

Kaserngatan 50 Aexternal link, opens in new window