Protection under the Temporary Protection Directive

If you have fled from Ukraine, you can find information about the EU’s Temporary Protection Directive here. You can read about how to make an application, what happens after you have received a decision, and what your rights are then. You can find out about your rights to work, housing, health and medical care, and financial support.

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News


  • Social introduction for people who have fled Ukraine

    The Swedish Migration Agency has developed a digital social introduction for people who have received a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive.

  • Now that the municipalities share responsibility for arranging housing, you may need to move

    On 1 July, a new law was introduced requiring municipalities to take over the responsibility of arranging housing for people with protection under the Temporary Protection Directive. The aim of the new law is for Sweden’s municipalities to share the responsibility of arranging housing, schooling and care for people who have fled the war in Ukraine.

  • The Swedish Migra­tion Agency will request coor­di­na­tion numbers

    The Swedish Migration Agency is now beginning to request coordination numbers for people who have received a decision on protection under the Temporary Protection Directive.

  • Do you need financial support?

    The Government has decided that if you have applied for protection under the Temporary Protection Directive and have no money of your own, you can get financial support from the Migration Agency without waiting for a decision on your application for a residence permit.

  • Your address may affect your right to financial support

    If you want to arrange your accommodation on your own, you can stay wherever you want. However, your choice of residential area may affect your ability to receive financial support from the Swedish Migration Agency.

  • Have you witnessed war crimes?

    The Swedish police have a team investigating war crimes that may have occurred during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They want to hear from anyone who has been subjected to, or who has witnessed other civilians who have been subjected to, an armed attack or similar violence in Ukraine after 24 February 2022.