In order to join your family or relative in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more here about how to apply for yourself and on behalf of your child.
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If you are visiting Sweden and are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may need a visa. A visa is a permit to travel to and stay in a country for a maximum of 90 days. If you intend to stay in Sweden for longer than 90 days, you will need a visitors’ residence permit.
In order to work in Sweden, you must have a work permit. Read more about how to apply for a work permit or for a residence permit as a self-employed person or a visiting researcher.
In order to study in Sweden, you must have a residence permit. Read more about how to apply for a permit for studies or to work as a doctoral student.
Studying in Sweden
You have the right to receive information about the personal data that the Swedish Migration Agency has saved about you. This is stated in Article 15 of the Data Protection Regulation. You can only request access to data about yourself.
Download request form in English
Download request form in Swedish
Please check the the FAQ-section on the front page for further information.