Sweden & Russia Russia

Apply for a work permit

The quickest and easiest way to apply for a work permit is to do so online. Applications over the internet go directly to the Swedish Migration Agency and are given priority.

Swedish Migration Agency web application

If you cannot or do not wish to apply online, you are to present your application documents in person at the Swedish embassy.

The Swedish Embassy in Moscow accepts applications for a residence permit and a work permit from citizens of:

  • Russian Federation
  • other countries who are legally residing in the territory of the Russian Federation
  • Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Belarus.

Rules and required documents

Read in the menu below about which rules apply, which documents are required and how you make your application.

If you are interested in working in Sweden, you can also find comprehensive information at the website Working in Sweden.

Working in Sweden

 Last updated on 01 January 2018.

Last updated 08 Dec 2017, 4.34 PM