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Posted on April 10 2023

Sweden granted 10,000 work visas in Q1 of 2023 to fill thousands of job vacancies. Apply now!

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights: 10,000 Sweden work permits issued in 2023

  • The Sweden Migration Authorities issued 10,000 work permits in Q1 of 2023.
  • 8,816 Sweden residence permits were issued in March alone.
  • 9,290 permits were issued solely for work-related purposes this year by Sweden.
  • As per the reports, 3,355 residence permits were given for work-related activities, contributing around 38% of the total residence permits in March.
  • 4909 residence permits were issued to asylum seekers between January and March 2023.

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Issuance of Sweden work & residence permits in 2023

  • Sweden granted 10,000 work permits in 2023 and has job openings for skilled professionals.
  • Sweden collectively issued thousands of residence permits and work permits this year.
  • As per the reports,
  • A total number of 3355 residence permits were granted for work-related occupations.
  • A total number of 2479 residence permits were granted for family reunification.
  • A total number of 4909 residence permits were granted for asylum seekers from January to March and 1748 in March alone.
  • 659 residence permits were granted to EU/EES nationals.

Latest Sweden study and work permit rules

  • The requirements for asylum workers and family reunification are set to become more stringent in comparison with the applications for other Sweden permits.
  • Candidates applying for humanitarian reasons will now have limited beneficiaries.
  • Candidates applying for study and work permits will have altered passport rules to facilitate the entry of more skilled professionals to the country.

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