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.
The e-service to register interest in becoming certified will close 1 JuneThe Swedish Migration Agency has decided to discontinue the certification system and replace it with a new model that promotes the recruitment of highly qualified workers. The first step in the discontinuation is that the opportunity to become a certified operator will end on 1 June.
Employers who recruit highly qualified workers will receive better serviceThe Swedish Migration Agency has decided to establish new international recruitment units that will provide better service to employers recruiting highly qualified workers. This will shorten processing times and contribute to a competitive Sweden.
The Swedish Migration Agency is introducing new rules for better passport checkFrom 1 November, applicants for a work permit must personally show their passport before the Swedish Migration Agency can make a decision.
Employers may be required to report changes in terms of employmentAt the beginning of October, the Swedish Migration Agency will start deciding that selected employers must report changes in terms of employment. This reporting obligation is part of the rule changes aimed at counteracting labour exploitation adopted by the Parliament earlier this year.