News archive for employers
- On 29 January, the Swedish Migration Agency’s new way of working with work permits will be launched. Central to the new approach is a developed service for employers who recruit highly qualified workers.
- On 15 December, the current certification process for certified operators will be discontinued. Instead, on 29 January the Swedish Migration Agency will introduce a new way of sorting applications for work permits, in which employers that recruit highly qualified labour will receive prioritised service and quick decisions.
- 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.
Pop-up passport controls in the USA and Canada will make travelling to Sweden easier for those who do not need a visaIn July 2023, students and work permit applicants, who do not need a visa, can have their passports checked at five different locations in the USA and Canada.