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Swedish Migration Agency

New assessment of the security situation in Syria

The Swedish Migration Agency has changed its assessment of the security situation in Syria, stated in a new judicial position.

New law on upper secondary education

Information and frequently asked questions about housing, financial support, courses and requirements for extending a permit for upper secondary education.

Follow the Swedish Migration Agency

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

Granted permits for family reunification in August – most common countries of origin

Behind every number is a human being

Read stories from people who migrated to Sweden to study, work or seek protection and asylum.

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)