If you are allowed to stay
If you have applied for asylum and have been granted a residence permit, you have the right to live and work in Sweden.
- አማርኛ (amhariska)
- العربية (arabiska)
- Azərbaycanca (azerbajdzjanska)
- ب ه سۆرانی (sorani)
- Español (spanska)
- پارسی (persiska)
- Français (franska)
- Bosanski, hrvatski, srpski (kroatiska)
- Հայերեն (armeniska)
- Kurmancî (kurmandji)
- Монгол хэл (mongoliska)
- يه دری (dari)
- پښتو (pashto)
- Arlijan (romani arli)
- Русский (ryska)
- Af soomaali (somaliska)
- Shqip (albanska)
- Swedish (svenska)
- ትግርኛ (tigrinska)
- Oʻzbek (uzbekiska)
On these pages, you will find information for people who have applied for asylum and have been granted a residence permit in Sweden. (Some of the pages are not available in all languages.)
If you have been granted a residence permit as a refugee, your permit is valid for three years.
If you have been granted a residence permit as a person eligible for subsidiary protection, your permit is valid for 13 months.
If you have been granted a permanent residence permit, your residence permit is valid as long as you are living in Sweden.
If you have a permanent residence permit or temporary residence permit with refugee status, you may be entitled to family reunification. If you have a temporary residence permit with subsidiary protection status, you will only be entitled to family reunification in exceptional cases.
If it is not possible for you to obtain a national passport, you may apply for a passport from the Swedish Migration Agency.
If you want to stay in Sweden after your temporary residence permit expires, you must apply for an extension.
If you have been granted a temporary residence permit and can support yourself through employment or your own business in Sweden, you can apply for a permanent residence permit.