Work and residence permits for Moldovan citizens

Moldovan citizens applying for a work and/or residence permit should contact the Embassy of Sweden in Bucharest.

Information about work permits

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 Board and are given priority.

Swedish Migration Board web application

If you cannot or do not wish to apply online, you are to present your application documents in person at the Swedish embassy.

Rules and required documents

A detailed application process can be found on the official webpage os the Swedish Embassy in Bucharest.

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

Working in Sweden

Information about residence permits 

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a residence permit is to apply online over the Internet. An online application goes directly to the Swedish Migration Board and is given priority. The Board aims to reach a decision within four months.

Swedish Migration Board web application

If you cannot or do not want to apply online, you can submit an application document in person to the Swedish embassy in Bucharest. You need to make an appointment.

More information can be found on the Swedish Embassy's page in Bucharest.