Employers who plan to employ someone from another country
EU citizens do not need a work permit in order to work in Sweden. However, a work permit may be required if you are going to employ a citizen of a non-EU country.
Work permit requirements
Now there are three new pages for you who are an employer for someone who will apply for an EU Blue Card, an ICT permit or a permit for seasonal work. The pages are available in Swedish and English.
After a target group analysis with employees and employers, it has become clear that applicants would like more support and assistance in their extension application. Based on this desire, the Swedish Migration Agency has now developed a new web page with information for individuals intending to apply for a work permit extension.
We have now made it easier for employers to find information about their responsibilities. The information is available in English too.
The Swedish Migration Agency has adopted a new judicial position which concerns personal assistance. As of today, persons applying for a work permit as a personal assistant will need to submit a copy of the decision issued by the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) regarding assistance benefits.
More news are available in the news archive.