The Government has decided to raise the maintenance requirement for applicants for a work permit in Sweden. The new requirement comes into force on 1 November and means that employers must offer a monthly salary of at least SEK 27,360.
The 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.
The 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.