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Applying for a residence permit to study in Sweden

If you will be studying in Sweden for more than three months and you are not an EU/EEA citizen, you need a residence permit. If you will be studying for less than three months, you may need a visa instead.

List of countries whose citizens need a visa

The quickest and easiest way of applying for a residence permit to study at universities and colleges in Sweden is to apply online. Online applications are submitted directly to the Swedish Migration Agency. 

Online application on the Swedish Migration Agency's website

If you cannot or do not want to apply online you can hand in your application at the Swedish embassy in Skopje instead.

Rules and required documents

To find out which rules apply, which documents are required and how you apply, please visit the Swedish Migration Agency's website or click on the different submenues below. 

If you are interested in studying at university/college level in Sweden, you can find a full range of information on the Study in Sweden website.

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Last updated 18 Dec 2017, 4.47 PM