New Rules for Passport Check

16 Nov 2022

The Swedish Migration Agency introduces new rules for better passport checks for residence permit applicants.

From 1 November 2022, applicants for a residence permit must show their passport at an in-person visit before the Swedish Migration Agency can grant a permit. The Migration Agency will contact affected applicants to schedule an appointmane with the Embassy for passport and identity control.

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Last updated 16 Nov 2022, 3.37 PM