Please read the information below. If you still have questions, you can contact Migration Department by phone: +7 (495) 937-92-01 (Monday, Wednesday 2 pm - 3 pm or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no visa for this purpose.
Yes, you can. Be sure to provide an invitation from the prospective employer indicating the purpose of the trip.
If you plan to stay in Sweden for more than 90 days, then you need to apply for a work permit.
If you plan to stay in Sweden for no more than 90 days, then you need to have both a visa and a work permit. Your right to work will be indicated on the visa and also in the decision of Migration Agency. A copy of the decision can be given to you.
Your employer initiates a residence permit application for you on the Migration Agency website.
You can also apply at the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow, or send you application by post to the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow. Please notice that you shouldn’t send originals of your documents and money by post. Also be aware that applications made on-line usually have a shorter processing period.
The Embassy does not provide such a service.
It is possible. However, please note that the minor will not be able to get his work permit card.
No, you can only do it at the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow.
Yes, you should. Any new work permit or residence permit application requires new biometrics.
It is possible. However, until the decision is taken, the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow has only limited access to your case. You will receive information about delivery only after a decision is taken. Please be aware that in this case you cannot change the delivery option at a later stage.
Your employer will receive a notification as soon as the decision is taken. You can also check the status of your application on the Migration Agency website. To know if the decision is negative or positive, you can contact the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow or the Migration Agency.
If the decision is negative, then you need to get a copy of the decision. For someone else to take part of your decision, that person must have a power of attorney from you. You have the possibility to appeal the decision within 3 weeks from the moment you were informed that you decision is negative. Information on how to appeal is attached to the decision.
You can enter Sweden as soon as you receive your work permit card. Please note that the Migration Agency may withdraw your work permit if you do not start working within 4 months from the date the positive decision was taken.
You can apply for a D-visa. To be granted a D-visa special circumstances are required, for instance you risk losing your employment. If you are granted, you can enter Sweden and start working. You will need to leave biometrics and get a work permit card in Sweden at the nearest office of the Migration Agency.
The Embassy of Sweden in Moscow can send your card only to one of the offices of the Migration Agency.
Please note that it is not possible to track your card after it has been sent from the Embassy. You will need to contact the chosen office of the Migration Agency to ask if they have received your card. Also, please note that it takes about 3-4 weeks and it is impossible to speed up the process.
If you want to change your employer during first 24 months, you should submit a new application for a work permit. However, if you submit a new application before your permit expires, you can stay in Sweden and start working with a new employer while your new application is under consideration.