Since 20 July, new requirements apply for anyone who wants to apply for a permanent residence permit. The Swedish Migration Agency is currently receiving many questions on how these new requirements affect children’s possibilities of obtaining permanent residence permits.
In mid-July, the Swedish Migration Agency decided to halt enforcement decisions pertaining to Afghanistan. This means that no refusal of entry or deportation decisions will be made as long as the halt applies.
Since 20 July, applicants for a permanent residence permit must fulfil new requirements. Among other things, you must be able to support yourself financially and are expected to live a law-abiding life. The new special requirements apply to everyone, regardless of the type of permit you already have.
Changes to the Aliens Act come into force on 20 July. If you are a family member of an employee or a self-employed person, you will be affected by these changes when you or your family member has to apply for a permanent residence permit.