Sweden – Travel Ban Extended until June 30, 2020

Posted on June 19, 2020

The travel ban into the EU has been extended until June 30, 2020.  Travelling to Sweden will be limited to the following: Swedish citizens, EU citizens, and people who have a residence permit in Sweden may still enter the country… Read more »

Sweden – New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit Available

Posted on March 30, 2018

  Effective March 1, 2018, Sweden has introduced new work and residence permit rules for intra-corporate transfer (ICT), transposing into national law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/66 “on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework… Read more »

Sweden – Changes to Revoking Temporary Residence Permits

Posted on December 4, 2017

New changes regarding the revocation of a temporary residence permit for work will go into effect beginning of December 1, 2017.  The changes will no longer require the Swedish Migration Agency to revoke a temporary residence permit in relation to… Read more »

Sweden – New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit Announced for March 2018

Posted on November 14, 2017

  The Swedish Migration Agency has announced that it plans to implement European Union (EU) Directive 2014/66 “on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer” from March 1, 2018, including an… Read more »

Sweden – Faster Processing for Work and Residence Permit Applications

Posted on August 28, 2017

Effective May 2, 2017, the Swedish Migration Agency has implemented a faster process for work and residence permit applications submitted by certified companies. First-time applications submitted on or after May 2, 2017 will be processed within ten business days, while… Read more »

Sweden – Insurance Certificates Required for Work Permits

Posted on June 17, 2016

The Migration Board of Sweden is enforcing a new regulation in which employers must now provide health, life, and occupational injury insurance coverage to its employees applying for work permits or work permit renewals.  Applicants applying for a work permit… Read more »

Documentation requirements for work permit extensions in Sweden causing delays

Posted on May 6, 2016

The Swedish Migration Agency is now requesting extensive salary and insurance documentation as part of the work permit renewal process.    Authorities are requesting pay slips and proof of insurance as far back as six years in an effort to… Read more »

SWEDEN – New Step in Work Permit Application Process

Posted on April 15, 2016

A new step in the work permit application process has recently been implemented. Foreign nationals applying for work permits must now submit their employment offer letter to a local Swedish labor union for evaluation prior to the submission of the… Read more »

SWEDEN – Immigration Services Delayed Due to Influx of Refugees

Posted on November 9, 2015

Swedish authorities are increasingly dedicating resources to assist the thousands of travelers seeking asylum which has resulted in delays to various other immigration services. Foreign nationals applying for visitor’s visas, residence permits or work permits among other immigration services may… Read more »