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Support for returning to country of origin

If you have had your application for asylum rejected and have to return to your country of origin you may be entitled to support from the Swedish Migration Agency. You can apply for cash support, but there are also other forms of support to help you to return to society in your country of origin.

Cash support for re-establish­ment

Cash support, so-called reestablishment support, is paid to persons who have to return to a country where there is limited scope for reestablishment because of the security situation.

You are entitled to the support if you have to return to any of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tchad, Yemen.

Read more about cash support and how to apply here

Other forms of support

There are also other forms of support to help you to return to society in your country of origin. These forms of support are offered to people who have to return to their country of origin and who need help, for example, to get onto the job market or who need legal advice.

The support is now being offered to those who are returning to the following countries:

Afghanistan, Iraq (Kurdistan), Iraq (central and southern), Morocco, Pakistan, Nigeria, Somalia and Somaliland.

Read more about other forms of support

Temporary suspension of support for returning to Somalia and Somaliland

The Swedish Migration Agency is not currently accepting applications for this support for people who want to return to Somalia or Somaliland. It is still possible to apply for cash support for reestablishment.

The information is updated continuously.

Last updated: 2021-03-18

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