Work in Sweden - Non-EU/EEA-citizens

If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU and wish to work in Sweden, in most cases you need a work permit.

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a work permit is to do so online. Applications over the internet go directly to the Swedish Migration Agency and are given priority.
Swedish Migration Agency web application

If you are unable to apply online, you can send your application and required documents to the Swedish embassy.

Rules and required documents

Read in the heading on the left about which rules apply, which documents are required and how you make your application.

If you are interested in working in Sweden, you can also find comprehensive information at the website Working in Sweden:
Working in Sweden


Last updated: June 2017