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Working in Sweden as a British citizen

The rules for travelling to, moving to, working or studying in Sweden changed for British citizens on 1 January 2021.

British citizens

If you were a resident in Sweden on 31 December 2020, your right to work will stay the same, as long as you remain resident. The registration opened 1 December 2020 and you will have to apply before 30 September 2021. 
More information on the Swedish Migration Agency website.
Information and application here.

You should check the Swedish Migration Agency website for information on when and how UK nationals can apply for a work permit.

Moving to Sweden changed for UK nationals from 1 January 2021. Please check the Swedish Migration Agency for information. 

More info also on British Government's website

Veryfing your passport

From 1 November 2022 applicants who submit, or who already have an open application for a residence permit (including work, study or close family ties), must visit the Embassy to show their valid passport in the original.

This can be done during the Migration Section’s opening hours without prior appointment. Biometrics (fingerprints and photograph) may be taken at the same time.