• 6 February 2020

    The new coronavirus does not affect your possibility of visiting Sweden

    People are asking the Swedish Migration Agency about the new coronavirus.

  • 31 January 2020

    New rules for visiting Sweden

    On 2 February 2020 new rules start to apply to applicants for a visa to visit Sweden. In connection with this, several changes have also been made to the e-service.

  • 18 December 2019

    Higher application fees for residence and work permits

    On 1 January 2020 there will be a change in the application fees for residence and work permits. Most fees for applications for residence and/or work permits will be increased.

  • 12 December 2019

    New online application to visit Sweden

    On 28 November the Swedish Migration Agency launched a new e-service for people applying for a visa to visit Sweden. The application has been given a new appearance and several new functions that are intended to make it simpler for you to fill in the application.

  • 3 July 2019

    Application for a residence permit when one is already pending

    A recent legal position paper (SR 13/2019) by the Swedish Migration Agency states that an application for a residence permit is to be processed along with one that is already pending. You are particularly affected by this ruling if you have applied for a residence and work permit to move to someone in Sweden and would like to obtain a residence permit in order to visit while awaiting a decision.