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SWEDEN – Simplified Passport Checks

May 22, 2024

The Swedish Migration Agency has introduced a pilot scheme to allow nationals from 23 countries to complete the passport verification requirement using an application on their mobile phone or computer instead of attending in person.

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SWEDEN – Immigration Process Changes Announced

May 19, 2023

Sweden’s Migration Agency continued to announce changes to the country’s immigration process, including a proposal to raise the minimum salary threshold, and a phasing out of Sweden’s “Fast Track” certification.

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SWEDEN: New Passport Requirement

October 13, 2022

The Swedish Migration Agency has announced all first-time applicants for a residence permit, including permits for work, studying or as a dependant of a Swedish resident, will be required to attend the relevant Swedish Consulate or Embassy to provide their original passport as part of the application process.

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SWEDEN: Immigration Rule Changes Announced

June 29, 2022

On 1 June, the Swedish parliament announced a number of changes to the Swedish immigration rules.

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SWEDEN: New Rules for Posted Worker Notifications

July 10, 2020

Effective 30 July, the Swedish Work Environment Authority (SWEA) has announced some changes to the rules on posting workers from abroad.

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SWEDEN: New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit Announced for March 2018

December 21, 2017

As reported by Newland Chase on 8th November 2017, a reminder that 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 1st March 2018, including an online application procedure. ICT Permit […]

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SWEDEN: New Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit Announced for March 2018

November 8, 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 1st March 2018, including an online application procedure. ICT Permit The new intra-corporate transfer (ICT) work and residence permit will be […]

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SWEDEN: Faster Processing for Work and Residence Permit Applications

May 19, 2017

The Swedish Migration Agency has now implemented a faster process for work and residence permit applications submitted by certified companies. First-time applications submitted on or after 2nd May 2017 will be processed within ten business days, while extension applications will be processed within twenty business days. Applications already submitted on or before 1st May 2017 […]

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SWEDEN: Insurance Certificates Needed for Work Permit Applications

June 24, 2016

The Swedish Migration board has recently enforced the ruling that employees must offer health, life and occupational injury insurance to all of their employers. This means that all new work permit applications for those working in Sweden need to provide…

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EUROPEAN UNION – Reminder of Upcoming Entry-Exit System (EES)

July 1, 2024

Changes to travelling in Europe are due to take place in 2024 and 2025 with the introduction of the Entry-Exit System (EES)

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