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
After the first round of new certifications, the Swedish Migration Agency discovered that we had not requested enough details from employers declaring an interest to become certified. This required additional information from most of those interested. This has now been actioned.
The Swedish Migration Agency is opening up the certification to allow more employers to join. From 1 May, employers with recurring recruitment needs can become certified employers with the Swedish Migration Agency.
As of 1 January the Swedish Migration Agency will not sign any new agreements on work placements for asylum seekers.