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Swedish Migration Agency

Answers about the new law on upper secondary education

We answered questions about the new law on upper secondary education. They are available on our Facebook page.

» The Migration Agency’s Facebook pageexternal link, opens in new window

The number of new Swedish citizens continues to increase

The largest groups that are granted Swedish citizenship are Syrians, stateless persons and Somalis.

» More and more want to become Swedish citizens (only in Swedish)
» Meet Dorota and Jihad – two new citizens (only in Swedish)

Follow the Swedish Migration Agency

The Swedish Migration Agency is on social media so that you can access information and news.

66 661 persons were granted residence permit in the first six months 2018

Family is an important reason for moving to Sweden

In the first six months, 23 981 persons were given a residence permit to move to a family member in Sweden.

Our mission

The Swedish Migration Agency's mission includes considering applications from people who want to live in Sweden, visit the country, seek protection from persecution or be granted Swedish citizenship.

The Swedish Migration Agency is commissioned by parliament and government, who set the Swedish asylum and migration policy. We are thus commissioned by the Swedish people, through the politicians who make decisions on migration policy.

» The Swedish Migration Agency's mission

Working at the Swedish Migration Agency

There is a wide and varied range of work at the Swedish Migration Agency. It requires staff with various educational backgrounds, for example law, legal science and social science.

» Job vacancies (only in Swedish)