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How to change Address in Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)?

It can be done online if you use e-legitimation. This is provided through banks, so as long as you have a bank-account and an operating system supported by your banks e-legitimation, you can do it ...
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Situation where EU freedom of movement is restricted by a combination of government red tape and corporate policy

Yes, it's a problem and the EU is aware of it, e.g. through requests submitted to Solvit, where Sweden has one of the worst resolution rates. The EU internal market scoreboard notes that Most ...
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Can one stay in Sweden while an application for residency under EU freedom of movement law is processing?

On http://europa.eu it says; During their first 3 months in your host country, your family members who are not EU nationals cannot be required to apply for a residence card confirming their ...
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Acquiring Health Insurance (Moving to Sweden, living in US, dual citizen of US and Finland)

An updated answer for future readers: Private individuals cannot seek insurance through Kammarkollegiet, it seems. Organizations such as universities can, and if you are a tuition-paying student will ...
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Sweden: tax on sale of property?

You will pay 30% tax on 22/30 of the profit, so in practice 22% tax on the profit. No profit means no tax. Cooperative flats are more than 99% of the market. More info about tax on cooperative flats ...
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Can I travel while waiting for my Swedish residence card?

I have been in this exact situation, I am an EU national living in Sweden with my non-EU wife. Some things to consider. You can leave Sweden, and if you need to go back the best way to do it is to ...
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Living in Sweden while working in Norway, Norwegian government won't give me an S1 form

However, it looks like this issue needs to be resolved before she can even get legal residency in Sweden. This turned out to be incorrect. Even if Skatteverket had refused to register her, her stay ...
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Swedish Residence Permit

Your embassy understood the question. When you apply for a short term visa (or the effective equivalent on entry to a country), one of the most important questions the official has to answer is "Is ...
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Swedish citizenship application - what happens if you stayed in another Nordic country ”in between”?

You didn't say what country you're currently a citizen of, and the rules for citizens of Nordic countries, EU/EEA countries, and other countries are all a little different. But according to the "...
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Country-hopping to stay longer in EU?

You would have to look at a second country outside the Schengen area, or have her apply for a national long-stay visa for Portugal or Sweden. The 90/180 rule applies to the entire Schengen area, ...
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How do I get a bank account without a person number?

Go to SEB Today's walking adventure: Went to SEB (in Tegnérgatan), told I couldn't open an account. Handelsbanken, ditto. Same again at Nordea. Turned up at the Odenplan branch of SEB and opened an ...
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German Blue Card - working for a project in Sweden

You will have to stay and work in Germany for atleast 18 months after the date you received your Blue Card before you can live and work in any other EU country. You won't need a visa as long as the ...
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To what CEFR does SFI correspond?

According to The Swedish Teacher, SFI course A corresponds to CEFR level A1, SFI course B corresponds to CEFR level A1/A2, SFI course C corresponds to CEFR level A2/A2 +, SFI course D corresponds to ...
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Getting a phone number in Sweden without having a personnummer

The major carriers are: Telia Telenor Tre (3) Tele2/Comviq While in Sweden you can get a prepaid SIM from any of them (except Tele2 but including Comviq) at for example Pressbyrån or 7-Eleven but I'...
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What are common Swedish attitudes towards sexual relationships with large age gaps?

I don't know whether there are studies on attitudes, but there is data on established couples. In particular, the average age difference in a relationship is 2.2 years, according to SCB. The age ...
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If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care?

Based on both the EU's site on cross border healthcare and the Norwegian Directorate of eHealth site, you should be covered in both countries. You have to register yourself with Norway's Health ...
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Working in Norway but living in Sweden. How and where will my wife get health care?

As stated in If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care? you are covered in both countries. However your wife is only covered fully in Sweden. As stated on the EU's ...
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Will I need a visa to leave the US in order to live in Sweden permanently?

You need to work with the embassy of the target country you want to move to, in the country you currently reside. So in your case, that would be the Swedish Embassy in the US. Traveling back to ...
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Traveling without the EU spouse!

On http://ec.europa.eu Visa exemptions Your non-EU spouse, (grand)children or (grand)parents do not need to get a visa from the country they are travelling to if: They have a residence permit or ...
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How can I be with my Swedish wife for the birth of our child?

As the spouse of a Swedish citizen, You are entitled to receive a residence permit if you are married to, have entered into a registered partnership with, or are the cohabiting partner of ...
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How does $60,000 salary in Sweden translates to salary in Seattle (US)?

Here's a start: Comparison of living costs Stockholm vs Seattle I can't comment on taxes etc (I believe they are likely to be higher in Stockholm), but for pure costs it appears Seattle is about 14% ...
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Is it possible to live both in Sweden and the UK?

Assumptions: Since portions of your question are not clear you are an EU-Citizen (not all European Citizens are EU Citizens) UK is your main residence, where you have lived for 10 years, paying taxes ...
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What do I write for Försäkringskassans "address in Sweden" question after leaving the country, considering I don't have one?

TLDR; Your most recent Swedish address. I sent an email to Försäkringskassan regarding the address in Sweden on form FK5459, and this was their response: Utdelningsadress i Sverige är din senaste (...
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How can I immigrate to Germany or Canada from Iran?

If you have outstanding skills and hold a very strong job profile, you would be able to apply for a job and get a work visa in European countries and after few years receive a PR status. If you also ...
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Can I visit Sweden while waiting for Residence Permit (US Citizen)?

Yes. It is not forbidden to visit Sweden while you are waiting for the decision about your permit. People with visa exemptions who are waiting for a decision regarding their residence permit are ...
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Residence Permit As EU Family Member After Asylum Rejected

A ban should not in and of itself prevent you from applying nor should it lead to an automatic refusal. The standard Swedish authorities have to apply is that three conditions are fulfilled: Your ...
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Ex-Swedish resident without Swedish bank account; can I get a statutory pension overview without a Bank ID, or get a Bank ID living abroad?

You need to keep the Swedish Pensions Agency (Swedish: pensionsmyndigheten) updated on your address. Unlike some others, they do not get it automatically from Skatteverket! In 2012, the Swedish ...
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Getting a phone number in Sweden without having a personnummer

You could buy and use a SIM card meant for a tourist. This article at toomanyadapters.com reports that the author — presumably not a Swedish citizen, and thus without a Swedish personnumer - was able ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

As there was no answer posted to this question, I am posting my own experience. It is absolutely possible to apply for a residence permit in Sweden from London or any other location. The Swedish ...
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Swedish salary concern

Hardly but still doable, but don't think about saving 35,000 will get you 26,000 in your bank (calculate here) An apartment could cost around 5000 Two public transportation tickets would be around ...
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