Frequently asked questions
Extract from the criminal records
An extract from the criminal records can be ordered directly from the Swedish Police.
Extract from the population register
A Swedish extract from the population register can be ordered directly from the Swedish Tax Agency by phone on 00468 56485160.
Swedish Tax Agency
Moving to Sweden - Civil Registration
Information on registration of private individuals after moving to Sweden can be found on the webpage of the Swedish Tax Agency.
Swedish Tax Agency
Import of cars to Sweden
Information on import of cars to Sweden can be found on the following webpage of the Swedish Transport Agency:
Swedish Transport Agency
Import of weapons to Sweden
Information on import of weapons to Sweden can be found on the following webpage of the Swedish Customs:
The application form for permission to import weapons and ammunition to Sweden can be downloaded from the Swedish Police homepage:
Import of pets to Sweden
Information can be found on the homepage of the Swedish Board of Agriculture:
Swedish Board of Agriculture
Pension in Sweden
If you have questions regarding your pension in Sweden please contact the Swedish Pensions Agency:
Swedish Pensions Agency
Legalization of documents
If you need a Swedish document that is requested by or is to be presented to a foreign authority legalized please contact the legalisation department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm:
→ Ministry for Foreign Affairs Legalisations
In Sweden notaries public are authorized to issue apostille on documents that are to be used in another country that is party to the Hague Convention. In order to obtain apostille on your document please contact one of the notaries public in Sweden.
Translation into Swedish
The Embassy cannot assist private individuals with translations from / into Swedish. Translation agencies or court translators are to be contacted.