About this website

This is a website with information from several different public authorities to make it a little easier for those who want to come to Sweden to work or to run a business.

This website is a collaboration between the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen), the Swedish Work Environment Authority (Arbetsmiljöverket), the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan), the National Board of Trade Sweden (Kommerskollegium), the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket), the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket), the Swedish Institute (Svenska Institutet), and the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket). If you have questions about what you should do in your particular situation, or questions about your case, please contact the relevant authority directly. The Swedish Institute is responsible for the website.

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Swedish Institute
Virkesvägen 2
120 30  Stockholm

08-453 7800
E-mail: si@si.se

Choose a guide

Read more about Work


This guide provides an overview of the most important things to know and what you need to consider in order to work in Sweden.
Read more about Running a business

Running a business

This guide provides an overview of the most important things to know and what you need to consider in order to run a business in Sweden.