The Swedish Government has extended the entry ban to Sweden until the end of June for people travelling from EU/EEA countries and until August 31st if you are travelling from outside the EU/EEA.The entry requirement of a negative Covid-19 test – not older than 48 hours – also stays, but Nordic countries are exempt from … Continue reading Sweden Entry Ban Extended & Entry Requirements Updated
Understanding how to access healthcare and the social insurance system in a new country is crucial for anyone relocating. It has naturally become even more important in the last year, as we have had to deal with a pandemic. We believe it is vital for employers to be able to advise and support their relocating … Continue reading June 3rd At 11.00 CEST – Social Insurance Webinar – Join Us!
Corporations are increasingly relocating employees as a way of offering talent and career development opportunities. The focus is usually on foreign labour, but it is equally important to consider the process for Swedes returning home to live and work. Re-activate Your Personal Number Swedish citizens need to re-active their personal numbers when moving back … Continue reading Swedish Employees Returning Home
In connection with new companies establishing themselves in Sweden, it is important to consider whether work permits will be needed for any of its employees.We recommend allowing plenty of time for this step, in order to establish if any of the permits could be considered ICT permits (Intra-Corporate Transfers). To ensure seamless and efficient … Continue reading Establishing A Corporation in Sweden
Walpurgis (April 30th) is the day Swedes celebrate the arrival of Spring with bonfires and choral singing organized by local authorities.It is also a day of celebration for graduating university students. Labour day (May 1st), is a public holiday and traditionally a day for recognizing the achievements of the labour movement. Demonstrations and parades used … Continue reading Walpurgis & Labour Day Greeting!
A crucial consideration for a work permit application is the salary level. With many companies currently conducting annual employee salary reviews, we wanted to share some insights with you on this. Regulation on acceptable salary levels for obtaining a work permit is regulated in the Aliens Act. In short, this law states that the … Continue reading Salary Requirements For Swedish Work Permits
Accessing Swedish Healthcare In Sweden, the healthcare system is decentralized, meaning it is run either regionally or through local authorities and municipalities. Healthcare resources are also managed locally and the types of services available in a particular region or area may therefore vary. Healthcare services are categorized as either public or private. It is becoming more … Continue reading Accessing Swedish Healthcare
We would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar, on the Swedish housing market. We will review and discuss how the market has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, general market trends as well as rules and guidelines specific to Sweden. Three of our close collaborators for our Home Search Services and Temporary Accommodations … Continue reading March 25th at 10.00 CEST – Swedish Housing Market Webinar – Join Us!
Just over a month after leaving the EU, the overall situation on moving used household furniture and effects has become more complex. The information supplied on the UK Government websites is directed towards general haulage and does not address the unique criteria of citizens moving with their personal effects. Border Control and Customs As … Continue reading Post-Brexit Shipping Challenges
The Swedish Tax Agency has this week introduced a 7-day quarantine requirement for anyone intending to visit the Tax Agency to register for a personal number upon arrival to Sweden. The requirement is in line with the recommendations from the Public Health Agency of Sweden. This new requirement is in effect as of this week … Continue reading 7-Day Quarantine Required Prior To Tax Agency Visit
We are pleased to announce that we recently won a Social Insurance eligibility appeal on behalf of one of our clients.The benefits applied for, were rejected by the Social Security Agency, claiming that this particular type of residence permit indicated that the applicant does not in fact live in Sweden, but is merely visiting. It is … Continue reading Human Entrance Wins Social Insurance Appeal
The Swedish Tax Agency is currently experiencing severe delays in their processing time for personal number applications. The official recommendations related to the pandemic are to stay home if you show any Covid-19 related symptoms, which has resulted in employee shortages in connection with illness and a backlog on submitted applications. At the moment, applications … Continue reading Extensive Delays to Receive a Swedish Personal Number