If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU/EEA and wish to move to a family member in Sweden who is not a citizen of the EU/EEA either, you need to provide the documents below.
If you apply online, you attach the documents electronically. However, you have to present the originals of the documents when you visit the Embassy.
If you apply on a paper form, you have to bring all the requisite documents to the Embassy, together with the completed special application form described below.
All documents should be in original and with a copy of each and every document. If the documents are not in Swedish or English, they should be translated into Swedish or English by an authorized translator. The passport does not need to be translated.
Documents required by all applicants
If you are married, you need the following:
If you are not married, you need:
Children under 18 years of age
If you have children under the age of 18 accompanying you to Sweden you can apply for a residence permit for them in your online application.
Children under age need:
Other close relatives
Other close relatives are members of your family other than your husband/wife/common law spouse, a minor or the parent of a minor.
If you are in this category, you need: