News

  • 2019-10-14

    New online application for even more workers

    On 26 September the Swedish Migration Agency launched a new online application regarding work permits for performers, athletes, seasonal workers and holiday work for young people. People applying for an EU blue card or a residence permit as a self-employed person now also have a new online application.
  • 2019-09-13

    New online application for au pairs, trainees, visiting researcher and ICT permits

    On September 5th, the Swedish Migration Agency launched a new online application for work permits for au pairs, trainees and visiting researchers. The most significant change is that it is now the employer who begins the application process, with the exception of visiting researchers who continue to begin their application process themselves. Even people who apply for an ICT permit can apply through the web now.
  • 2019-08-23

    New online application for work permit

    On August 15, the Swedish Migration Agency launched a new online application for applications for a work permit. The application has a new look and several new functions that make it easier for you and your employer to fill out the application correctly, thereby reducing the risk of you needing to submit supplemental documents.
  • 2019-05-20

    Legal position paper on calculating the total work permit period

    The Swedish Migration Agency has drawn up a legal position paper concerning work permits. According to the paper, an employee who does not receive a permanent residence permit may not be granted a new work permit immediately after returning to their country of origin. Normally a new work permit may not be granted until seven years after the first one.
  • 2019-04-05

    Delayed delivery of residence permit cards