The main rule is that you should apply for and have been granted a work permit before entering Sweden.
Please read the information about the temporary travel ban to Sweden under "Going to Sweden" before you travel.
If you need a work permit for Sweden you should apply online. Find more information and all necessary forms on Working in Sweden.
If you are unable to apply online, fill out Application for Swedish work permit – for applicants currently outside Sweden, number 149011, and turn it in to a Swedish embassy or consulate-general in the country where you are living. The application form indicates the documents you need to enclose.
If there is no possibility to apply in your country, you should apply at the embassy or consulate-general nearest to the country where you live. Before you submit your application you should contact the embassy or consulate-general.
Each member of your family who plans to accompany you to Sweden must turn in an application of their own to a Swedish embassy or consulate-general.
All requests for interview appointments, appointments for submission of applications and other queries about residence permits should be sent by email to email@example.com. The waiting times for interviews and submissions of applications is currently around 1-3 weeks months.
The Embassy has imposed a mandatory health instruction due to Covid-19, as follows:
Last updated 22/03/2019