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  • 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

  • 2019-03-15

    Better support for individuals applying to extend their work permit

    After a target group analysis with employees and employers, it has become clear that applicants would like more support and assistance in their extension application. Based on this desire, the Swedish Migration Agency has now developed a new web page with information for individuals intending to apply for a work permit extension.
  • 2019-02-13

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  • 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.