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

Travel with a pending application - Should you stay or should you go?

Posted by Emelie Wass on Jan 5, 2017 10:02:00 AM

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

While your work permit application is being processed by the Migration Agency, there are vast differences in what you are allowed to do and where you are allowed to go, depending on two main factors: the type of application and your citizenship

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

Company Transfers with a Swedish Work Permit

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Aug 23, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Swedish parliament has recently shaken up its immigration laws. In the past, residential permits were granted for longer stays, but temporary permits are now being issued. The new bill, which was issued during 2016, only applies to asylum seekers, so your human resources department shouldn’t need to face tougher immigration conditions. However, if you’re moving staff from one branch to another, the new border controls may complicate things for you. Internal borders are being enforced, and those moving between certain ports within the country will need to present a valid photo ID. Intra and extra-company transfers present their own challenges.

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Topics: Working in Sweden

Importance of Cancelling  Swedish Work Permits

Posted by Giuseppe Gilio on Aug 18, 2016 10:30:00 AM

There are no direct consequences for the employer if the Swedish work permits continues to be in effect even after the employment terminates. However we suggest to promptly cancel the work permit when the employee is no longer needed in Sweden during the work permit´s validity because of the potential future consequences for his permanent residence permit request.

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Topics: Working in Sweden, Work Permit/Business Visa to Sweden

Avoid Work Permit Stress: Government Compliance is key

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Aug 16, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Avoiding Permit Headaches During Swedish Relocation

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Topics: Working in Sweden, Work Permit/Business Visa to Sweden

How to get a Work Permit for your Employees in the EU

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Apr 19, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Several European Union countries are highly sought after for their working environments. These countries, like Sweden or Norway, provide decent salaries, great professional atmospheres, and flexible career paths. If you're looking to shift your business to an EU country, and moving employees to Europe, you should make sure your employees know how to get a work permit in their new host country.

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Topics: Moving to Europe, Working in Sweden