WORK VISA IN SWEDEN

WE DON'T PROVIDE WORK PLACE (RECRUITMENT SERVICE), YOU HAVE TO FIND WORK YOURSELF!

To work in Sweden for a period of more than 3 months in most cases. Work permit in Sweden is required, and after its approval by the Swedish Migration Service, a residence permit (resident card). In order to obtain a work permit and a residence permit in Sweden, you must have a job offer from a real employer in Sweden
AFTER YOU HAVE FOUND A JOB
1
Your employer in Sweden begins the procedure for obtaining a Work Permit
Employer in Sweden must complete an online application on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency, containing information about the employee's insurance, period of employment and salary. The trade union considers the proposed terms of employment, then the employer sends the employee a job offer and a decision of the Trade Union.
2
You must apply and pay the Swedish Migration Agency fee
You can do it online on Migrationsverket website, in that case all the documents are attached in the form of scans. You can also submit the documents in paper form to the Swedish Embassy in your country of origin. In this case, the fee is paid in cash at the Visa Section. Further, your documents are sent for consideration to the Swedish Migration Agency.
1
Your employer in Sweden begins the procedure for obtaining a Work Permit
Employer in Sweden must complete an online application on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency, containing information about the employee's insurance, period of employment and salary. The trade union considers the proposed terms of employment, then the employer sends the employee a job offer and a decision of the Trade Union.
2
You must apply and pay the Swedish Migration Agency fee
You can do it online on Migrationsverket website, in that case all the documents are attached in the form of scans. You can also submit the documents in paper form to the Swedish Embassy in your country of origin. In this case, the fee is paid in cash at the Visa Section. Further, your documents are sent for consideration to the Swedish Migration Agency.
WHAT DOCUMENTS NEED TO BE ATTACHED?
Application form
2 completed application form. There are different versions of the applications for different categories of workers and their family members. The forms must be completed in Swedish or English.
Job invitation
The employer in Sweden fills out the job invitation form and sends it to the employee, another copy of the invitation is attached to the application.
Passports
Internal and foreign passports in the original and two copies of the title page of the foreign passport with your personal data, passport validity period and, if available, a residence permit in other countries outside your country.
EXAMINATION OF THE APPLICATION
Online application
Online applications go directly to the Swedish Migration Agency and are considered first. The applicant can independently track the decision on the website of the Swedish Migration Agency by the dossier number that is assigned when registering the application.
Application in paper form
The Consular Section forwards the application form and documents to the Swedish Migration Board. (this can take up to 8-12 months), so it is recommended to apply electronically. The decision on the application is registered by the Swedish Migration Agency in the online system, after which the applicant receives a notification of this by e-mail indicated in his application form. An employer in Sweden receives a written decision from the Swedish Migration Agency by post in Sweden.
HOW TO GET A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN SWEDEN
After you have received the e-mail, the printed decision of the Swedish Migration Agency can be obtained in person at the Consular Section of the Embassy or Consulate. It is also necessary to submit biometric data for issuing a resident card: digital photo and fingerprints. Residence Permit card is made in Sweden, and the delivery of the card to the country of origin can take three to four weeks. After the card has been delivered, an employee of the Consulate will contact you and invite you to come for it at office hours.

Then you can renew your residence permit card in Sweden if your residence permit has been issued to you for more than 6 months. Short-term residence permits in Sweden are generally not renewable. To extend the residence permit for a long time for immigration to Sweden, you need the consent of the employer, who must initiate the renewal of the residence permit and submit an application to the Swedish Migration Service.
Persons who have received a residence permit in Sweden must receive the card in their hands before entering Sweden, because The "residence permit" replaces the work visa for Sweden. When passing through passport and visa control, you must present both your passport and card.
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