Frequently asked questions

Extract from the criminal records

An extract from the criminal records can be ordered directly from the Swedish Police.
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:
Swedish Customs

The application form for permission to import weapons and ammunition to Sweden can be downloaded from the Swedish Police homepage:
Swedish Police

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

Apostille

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.