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, accommodation, health and medical care, and financial support.

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News


  • The e‑service for extended protection opens 1 February

    If you have a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive that expires on 4 March 2023, you must apply for an extended residence permit if you want to stay in Sweden. The application must be submitted in the e‑service, which will be open from 1 February until 4 March.

  • You can apply for extended protec­tion in February

    Anyone in Sweden who has protection under the Temporary Protection Directive will be able to apply for an extended residence permit in February.

  • Your personal data will be regis­tered in an EU-wide data­base

    Everyone who applies for protection under the Temporary Protection Directive is entitled to help with housing and financial assistance from the Swedish Migration Agency. To ensure that a person can only benefit from the right to financial assistance in one country, the EU countries have created a common database to share information about people who are granted residence permits under the Temporary Protection Directive.

  • Continued uncertainty in Ukraine

    The uncertain situation in Ukraine means that the Temporary Protection Directive will be extended, but the Swedish Migration Agency’s Legal Department assesses that it remains impossible to issue decisions in asylum applications.

  • Social introduction for people who have fled Ukraine

    The Swedish Migration Agency has developed a digital social introduction for people who have received a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive.

  • Now that the municipalities share responsibility for arranging housing, you may need to move

    On 1 July, a new law was introduced requiring municipalities to take over the responsibility of arranging housing for people with protection under the Temporary Protection Directive. The aim of the new law is for Sweden’s municipalities to share the responsibility of arranging housing, schooling and care for people who have fled the war in Ukraine.

  • The Swedish Migra­tion Agency will request coor­di­na­tion numbers

    The Swedish Migration Agency is now beginning to request coordination numbers for people who have received a decision on protection under the Temporary Protection Directive.