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If you wish to apply for a residence permit to study in Sweden, you need the documents below.
If you will be studying at a university or college, you can apply online. In that case, you attach the documents electronically.
If you apply on a paper form, you have to bring all the required documents to the Embassy, together with the completed application form described below. To bring your application to the Embassy you need to book an appointment. To book an appointment please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Documents required by all students
Students at university or university college
If you wish to study at university or university college, you need:
Students at folk high school and upper secondary school
If you wish to study at a folk high school or an upper secondary school, you need:
If you wish to pursue a course that is not associated with a university, a university college, an upper secondary school or a folk high school, you need:
In the case of exchange students, other rules and documents apply.
Read more on the page ‘Pupil exchange’ on the Swedish Migration Agency website
Documents required by your accompanying family
If your family is accompanying you to Sweden, you can apply on their behalf in your own application.
You can find all documents required for family members under 'Residence Permit for Co-Applicants to Students/Doctoral Students. Note: If the required documents are not in Swedish or English language then these should be submitted with proper translation in Swedish or English.