News

  • 2018-12-07

    New judicial position on personal assistance

    The Swedish Migration Agency has adopted a new judicial position which concerns personal assistance. As of today, persons applying for a work permit as a personal assistant will need to submit a copy of the decision issued by the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) regarding assistance benefits.
  • 2018-10-18

    The Swedish Migration Agency clarifies what other terms of employment mean

    The Swedish Migration Agency has published a new legal position statement to clarify what other terms of employment mean. Other terms of employment cover all benefits and obligations that apply to an employment contract, in addition to wage and insurance protection.
  • 2018-08-28

    New website gathers information about work and entrepreneurship in Sweden

    What rules apply if you want to come to Sweden to work or start a business? How do work permits, wages and employment work on the Swedish labour market? These are some of the questions that the new website workinginsweden.se provides answers to.
  • 2018-06-18

    Sweden has signed an agreement with Uruguay regarding working holiday visa

    Sweden already has an agreement with Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zeeland, Chile, South Korea and Hongkong regarding working holiday. An agreement on working holiday has now also been signed with Uruguay. The agreement is valid from 18 June 2018.
  • 2018-06-01

    New rules for seasonal work

    On 1 June 2018, a new law on seasonal work takes effect in Sweden: the so-called Seasonal Employment Directive. The directive applies to people from countries outside of the EEA and Switzerland who have been offered temporary seasonal work in Sweden from an employer who is established here.