Sweden- Revised Blue Card Wage Demand

Posted on August 30, 2023

The Blue Card salary threshold in Sweden has increased to 57,450 SEK/month. This increase is effective immediately and applies to all existing applications. Companies should ensure they meet this new salary threshold for their employees.

Sweden – Extension of Entry Ban

Posted on November 11, 2021

Effective October 31, 2021, the Swedish Government has extended the ban on entry into Sweden from countries outside and within the EU/EEA due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For travelers within the EU/EEA region, in order to enter Sweden, must present… Read more »

Sweden – Brexit Update for UK Citizens

Posted on November 25, 2020

The Swedish Parliament updated its measures regarding UK citizens currently living, working or studying in Sweden.  UK citizens that live in Sweden as of December 31, 2020, must apply for “residence status”, which will allow them to remain and work… Read more »

Sweden – New Rules for Posted Worker Notifications

Posted on July 20, 2020

Effective July 30th, the Swedish Work Environment Authority (SWEA) has announced some changes to the rules on posting workers from abroad. All postings must be notified to the SWEA no later than the date the posting begins. Previously, employers only… Read more »

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 »