Protection under the Temporary Protection Directive

If you have fled from Ukraine, you can find information about the EU’s Temporary Protection Directive here. You can read about how to make an application, what happens after you have received a decision, and what your rights are then. You can find out about your rights to work, housing, health and medical care, and financial support.

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News


  • After 1 July, people with a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive may need to move to a new accommodation

    On July 1, a new legislation will come into force. This means that the Swedish Migration Agency may give the municipality responsibility to arrange housing for people who have been granted a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive. This means that those who have received help with housing from the Swedish Migration Agency may need to move to accommodations that the municipality is responsible for.

  • Do you need financial support?

    The Government has decided that if you have applied for protection under the Temporary Protection Directive and have no money of your own, you can get financial support from the Migration Agency without waiting for a decision on your application for a residence permit.

  • Do you need help with accommodation?

    If you have applied for protection under the Temporary Protection Directive, you can turn to the Swedish Migration Agency for help with accommodation at any time. It does not matter if you have been granted a residence permit or are waiting for a decision, or if you have previously chosen to arrange your accommodation on your own.

  • Your address may affect your right to financial support

    If you want to arrange your accommodation on your own, you can stay wherever you want. However, your choice of residential area may affect your ability to receive financial support from the Swedish Migration Agency.

  • Have you recently fled Ukraine and are seeking protection in Europe? The EUAA wants to hear your story!

    The European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA) has launched the Survey of Arriving Migrants for displaced people from Ukraine. Your participation will help European countries to improve services and provisions to displaced persons seeking protection in the EU.

  • Have you witnessed war crimes?

    The Swedish police have a team investigating war crimes that may have occurred during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They want to hear from anyone who has been subjected to, or who has witnessed other civilians who have been subjected to, an armed attack or similar violence in Ukraine after 24 February 2022.

  • More people from Ukraine can get protection in Sweden

    The Swedish Government has decided to change the rules for who can receive a residence permit with temporary protection under the Temporary Protection Directive. The change will come into force on 26 April, and means that more people who lived in Ukraine will be able to receive protection in Sweden.