Immigration Alerts

5 ways to speed up your Work Visa application

Posted by staff alexander on Feb 23, 2017 10:23:00 AM

This post was originally published in January, 2016 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.

As with all corporate immigration, immigration compliance is essential when relocating employees to Sweden, a process that can be very time consuming. Shaving days off each step of your employee’s VISA application can be a great gain for a project or for the future of a company.

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Topics: Working in Sweden, HR, Moving to Sweden, Swedish Immigration

The most common reasons a Swedish Work Visa is rejected

Posted by staff alexander on Feb 16, 2017 10:50:00 AM

This post was originally published in July, 2016 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.

After spending a lot of resources on talent acquisition, the last thing you want is for it to trip on the last stumbling block with getting a Swedish work visa rejected. Government compliance is a key component for successful talent management and relocating employees. The talent pool in Sweden is often too small when you need to close a skill gap, reaching out for international employees is the only way to go and that is why it is crucial to know how the process of applying for a work visa works and how to prevent the reasons why a Swedish work visa is rejected. 

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Topics: Working in Sweden, HR, Swedish Immigration

Different strokes for different folks

Posted by Lena on Dec 1, 2016 8:12:00 PM


immigration.pngThe interpretations of the mandatory registrations for foreign workers in Sweden that was implemented last year varies. While some companies are very diligent - I guess they have to after having experienced bribery scandals in other countries with government contract losses as a result or even having to withdraw out of potentially lucrative markets due to a lack of compliance or immigration crimes - there are some upstanding companies that just don't see the point of it all. They can't get the administration to work internally and have interpreted the legal aspect in a practical common sense manner. Not sure that is recommended, last summer we brought in extra staff to help our clients stay compliant. Don't lose your client contracts on the small stuff. Focus on the core competencies and let experts handle the risk avoidance by taking the ball and run with it.

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Topics: HR

PETS AND HOUSE HUNTING IN SWEDEN – PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS

Posted by staff alexander on Nov 17, 2016 9:06:00 AM

It is the responsibility of local HR to ensure that Immigration Documents and compliance reporting for employees relocating to Sweden are correct and current.It’s easy to make a mistake – and the European Union gives false comfort with immigration procedures. Some companies prefer to ask the employee to take charge of their own legal standing , but this is not a sound idea.

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Topics: HR, Swedish Immigration

The most common reasons a Swedish Work Visa is rejected

Posted by staff alexander on Jul 26, 2016 10:02:00 AM

After spending a lot of resources on talent acquisition, the last thing you want is for it to trip on the last stumbling block. Government compliance is a key component for successful talent management and relocating employees to Sweden. The talent pool in Sweden is often too small when you need to close a skill gap, reaching out for international employees is the only way to go.

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Topics: HR, Swedish Immigration, Work Permit/Business Visa to Sweden

Fast-Growing Co's need Immigration & Destination Services to Thrive!

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Nov 24, 2015 9:35:00 AM


Global Mobility professionals in most countries experience a skills gap from time to time.  Talent management needs careful planning and filling skills gaps often mean sourcing talent from abroad. Whether they relocate as expats or local hires, new recruits often need corporate immigration services, destination services, and extra assistance to get up and running in the new destination as quickly as possible. Sometimes, global mobility professionals ask themselves whether it is really worth the effort.

Our fastest-growing clients do recruit large numbers of talent from abroad and requently engage in cross border moves. Once the recruitment process is complete, we take over and cover all the practical aspects of the move. 

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Topics: HR, Swedish Immigration