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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Kingdom of Sweden

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Sweden: tax on sale of property?

I am an EU citizen and planning to move to Sweden and that includes buying an apartment in Stockholm. The question is, if for some reason i'll have to sell the apartment in the future, what taxes will ...
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Is it possible to live both in Sweden and the UK?

I would like to know if it is possible to live both in Sweden and the Uk at the same time. I am a European citizen, and have permanent resident in the UK. I also have the Swedish Personal Number (...
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Does a Swedish personal number expire?

I'm a Dutch citizen who has previously lived in Sweden for six years, but I have since moved on. The Swedish version of what is called social security number, social insurance number, government ...
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Getting a phone number in Sweden without having a personnummer

Is there a way to get a swedish mobile phone number while in Sweden without having a personnummer? I will be moving there soon and I was going to send some of my stuff with Eurosender, but apparently ...
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Country-hopping to stay longer in EU?

Me and my girlfriend have a situation and we’re not sure how to find the answers... She’s from Argentina and I am Swedish. We’re talking about marrying but we want to wait a little bit longer, so we ...
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Question about obtaining Student permit to Sweden

Me and a group of other friends (we all have different nationalities) have applied for Student permit to Sweden via MigrationsVerket website. (we applied individually) most of them have already ...
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Swedish salary concern

I have received an offer of 35000 SEK/month from a Swedish company. My location would be Ludvika, Sweden. I am married, no children. Would this be sufficient to have a good living and save a little?
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Can I join my boyfriend and move to Sweden if I am non-EU but he is Dutch?

I am a non-EU citizen, from Serbia, but I have been in a long distance relationship with a Dutch man for 5 years. We have been visiting each other every other month and waiting for both to finish ...
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Can I travel to EU country after resigning in Germany?

I have resigned from my job in Berlin, Germany. Now I am on notice period. I am planning to do Abmeldung now. So, after doing Abmeldung and after notice period expires, can I travel to an EU country(...
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Activation of Swedish personummer

I was a resident of Sweden but moved after living there for 2 years. Can I move back with my minor son who holds a Swedish passport? Can I reactivate my Swedish personummer and get a duplicate card?
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Swedish Residence Permit

I'm Malaysian and recently I have applied for a residence permit to move to live with my Swedish partner in Sweden, we are not married, everything was submitted and currently waiting for the result. ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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Swedish citizenship application - what happens if you stayed in another Nordic country ”in between”?

I’ve applied for swedish citizenship some 26 months ago and no decision as of yet. I moved to Sweden in 2009, studied & worked until autumn 2013, then moved to Denmark for work until 2015. Then ...
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

I'm a Norwegian citizen who lives in Sweden and commutes across the border to Norway for work. My wife is a Russian citizen who moved in with me in Sweden in November. We registered her as an EEA ...
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How can I be with my Swedish wife for the birth of our child?

My wife is Swedish and she has been visited me over and over again in my country, more then 8 times, which gets expensive. Now my wife is pregnant with our child and she will give birth in February. ...
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How does $60,000 salary in Sweden translates to salary in Seattle (US)?

I'm an Asian working in IT field in Sweden. I earn around $60,000 (before taxes). If I have salary of around $80,000 (before taxes) in Seattle, would it give same living quality or is it a bad salary ...
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What is a “Nachweis über die getrennte Namensführung”?

My French wife and my Dutch self got married when we were both living in Sweden. We have each kept our birth name after marriage. We are moving from England to Germany and along with my marriage ...
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While waiting for a Swedish residency card I am not allowed to travel in the EU/Schengen zone [duplicate]

Can I please get clarity why Swedish Immigration would not extend a residency permit while waiting for a residency card? Leaving one without any legal residency documentation for 15 months. I am an EU ...
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Can one stay in Sweden while an application for residency under EU freedom of movement law is processing?

I am asking this community to help me find a written source because various advisors from the Swedish Migration Agency have contradicted each other in their statements. I am a Norwegian citizen. My ...
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Directive 2004/38/EC. Bringing my girlfriend back after she had to go home because of a death in her family

I am German citizen living and working in Sweden where I met my girlfriend, who is from the Philippines. Together we applied for her residence card with the local migration agency in Sweden (...
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Situation where EU freedom of movement is restricted by a combination of government red tape and corporate policy

There is a large chain of coffee shops in Sweden. One of their outlets is very near the Norwegian border. Most of the customers in that shop are Norwegians. A Norwegian girl applied for a job in this ...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

My wife is an EU Citizen (Irish) and has been given a job in Sweden. I'm South African and have been told that I should apply for a residence card and that the process will take around 15 months. If ...
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Compare welfare in Sweden vs Denmark [closed]

Where can I find a detailed and up to date comparison of the welfare system in Sweden and Denmark. I am looking for the differences between each of the countries and trying to find which country ...
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Starting point to find a job and place to live in Sweden while being abroad?

A good friend of mine, who lives in Switzerland, wants to leave her country and move to Sweden. The reasons for this are neither being job related, nor rooted in having a community or friends there ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My work is in Norway, but very near the Swedish border. So, I could live in Sweden, and commute across the border every day to work in Norway. I would, of course, register as ...
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Living in Sweden & Denmark- building citizenship

I'm currently an EU citizen...however that EU citizenship is British thus is greatly under threat. Further I'm an ethnic minority so...let's just say I don't feel safe with the direction the UK is ...
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Swedish ID validity

I lived in Sweden for 2 years until 2008 and have a minor son born there. He resides with me in India on an OCI as I am divorced and my husband moved away from Sweden. Can I bring my son after he is ...
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Can my wife get a Norwegian national identification number before her EU/EEA residence card, or does she have to wait?

I am a Norwegian citizen. My wife is a Russian citizen. In November 2017 we moved to Sweden together. We utilized EU/EEA law and the rights of EEA family members to apply for a EU residence card for ...
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Sweden Personnummer

I'm a Pakistani citizen who has previously lived in Sweden for 3 years on permanent residence against my own self employment visa, but I have since moved on. The Swedish version of what is called ...
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Software Engineer Opportunities in Sweden [closed]

As a Filipino Software Engineer, are there many great opportunities working in Sweden?
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To what CEFR does SFI correspond?

The first time I lived in Sweden I did a 4-month language course at university. The second time I lived in Sweden I wanted to continue with Svensk för invandrare (Swedish for immigrants, SFI) but I ...
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Working in Norway but living in Sweden. How and where will my wife get health care?

I am a Norwegian citizen who lives and works in Norway, very near the Swedish border. It is so close that if I move across the border, I could comfortably commute every day to my work in Norway. My ...
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Spouse have French and Swedish nationality which residence permit non EU should apply?

I am non EU, we did marriage in Sri Lanka. My wife having Swedish passport now working in France, so I applied my long stay Visa application as a spouse of European National, to live in France, they ...
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Will I need a visa to leave the US in order to live in Sweden permanently?

I'm currently a Jamaican immigrant living in the US. I'm not a green card holder nor am I a citizen but I do currently have DACA. I have family living in Sweden and would like to live there ...
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Traveling on Polish tourist visa while waiting for Swedish residence permit [closed]

I am waiting for my decision of Swedish residence permit inside Sweden where I am allowed to live until I get a decision, but I want to travel using a Polish tourist visa in and out of the Schengen ...
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Documents required to begin employment in Sweden

For a non-EU national whose application for a permit to live and work in Sweden has just been approved, the subsequent steps are: visit Migrationsverket (Migration Agency) or a consulate/embassy to ...
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Traveling without the EU spouse!

I'm non-EU spouse of an EU (Italian) citizen. I have a residence card issued by the Italian authorities, stating that I'm a non-EU family member. My question is can I travel to Sweden without my ...
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Acquiring Health Insurance (Moving to Sweden, living in US, dual citizen of US and Finland)

I am moving to Sweden this coming fall to purse a master's degree. Currently living and working in the U.S., with dual citizenship in the U.S. and Finland. As I understand it, I will be automatically ...
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What do I write for Försäkringskassans “address in Sweden” question after leaving the country, considering I don't have one?

I have recently left Sweden after having lived there as a Dutch national for six years. I informed Swedish Skatteverket, who administrate residencies. Then, Försäkringskassan sent me a form asking ...
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Maternity in Sweden, on short notice

I have a postdoc position in Sweden starting January next year, and signed the contract already. My fiance and I (we're both German nationals) planned to move to Sweden, me in January, she by the end ...
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What documents are needed for an EU permanent resident to work in Sweden? [closed]

Assuming one is a permanent resident of an EU state other than Sweden (e.g. Czech Republic), what documents are needed for them to work in Sweden? The Swedish Migration Agency mentions that: If you ...
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Preparing a funding proposal for a year in Montreal [closed]

I'm writing a funding proposal for a year of travel in Montreal and potentially Sweden, and I need to budget all the expenses I could possibly have during this time (the funding is to fully support ...
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How to change Address in Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)?

Is it possible to change the address in the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) online? Can it be done from abroad?
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How do I get a bank account without a person number?

I've just been to the Skatteverket to apply for a personnummer. Apparently it can take 6 weeks. I need a bank account a lot more urgently than that. Where can I go? I have a contract for a permanent ...
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French exchange year in Sweden [closed]

I am a french student who will spend the next year in Sweden as an exchange student so I tried to make some friends from there by using language learning app / website but.. It's really difficult to ...
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German Blue Card - working for a project in Sweden

I have a German Blue Card since 1.4.2015 for company ABC. I just received a project in Sweden under ABC's contract for company XYZ (as the client of my company). Do I need to apply for a working visa ...
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EU citizen moving to Sweden- declaration?

Let's say a guy with a European ID moves to Sweden. Does he need to declare anything to anyone, or can he just rent a place (assuming you already know a person who would rent it) and live there? If ...
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Moving to Sweden – social security for my wife?

I am currently applying for a job in Sweden and if I should get hired, me and my wife (both German citizens) will move there. As far as I understand, as I have a job there I can apply for a Swedish ...
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How does the Swedish healthcare system work for non-EU citizens?

I'll live in Sweden for two years, doing my master's degree. According to this, it seems like I'll be entitled to all the Swedish healthcare system and pay Swedish patient fees. How does this ...
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How do you find an apartment/property for rent in a major Swedish city?

I've heard about Sweden having a very bad availability of rental places (waiting lists that can span years). I was wondering how to find an apartment or property for rent in Sweden as a foreigner ...