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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Survey for persons protected under the Temporary Protection DirectiveThe Swedish government wants to find out more about how people from Ukraine who are in need of protection are doing in Sweden. The Swedish Migration Agency is therefore sending out a survey to those over the age of 18 years who have a residence permit with temporary protection in accordance with the Temporary Protection Directive.
The application for an extended residence permit with protection under the Temporary Protection Directive is now closedIf you did not apply for an extended residence permit by the deadline of 4 March but wish to remain in Sweden, you must reapply for protection under the Temporary Protection Directive, as well as for accommodation and financial support.
The e‑service for extended protection opens 1 FebruaryIf 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 FebruaryAnyone 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 databaseEveryone 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 UkraineThe 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 UkraineThe Swedish Migration Agency has developed a digital social introduction for people who have received a residence permit under the Temporary Protection Directive.