About Sweden

Sweden’s economic freedom score is 77.5, making its economy the 10th freest in the 2023 Index. Its score is about the same as last year. Sweden is ranked 7th out of 44 countries in the Europe region, and its overall score is above the world and regional averages. Sweden occupies the greater part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, which it shares with Norway. The country has a 1,000-year-long continuous history as a sovereign state, but its territorial expanse changed often until 1809. Sweden lies to the southwest of Finland. The country is traditionally divided into three regions: to the north is Norrland, the vast mountain and forest region; in central Sweden is Svealand, an expanse of lowland in the east and highland in the west.

Sweden Job seeker visa from India

Sweden job seeker visa has been launched in April 2022 by the government of Sweden, this visa is a gateway to Sweden Resident permit for skilled workers. This visa permits all the professionals who want to do job or business in Sweden. All foreign workers who wish to work or settle in Sweden can apply for Sweden job seeker visa and come to Sweden to search for job. After Germany, Austria, Portugal, Sweden is the fourth country who launches Job seeker visa. There are many cities in Sweden where there is huge requirements are going on for skilled and semi-skilled workers. There are many opportunities in Hospitality, Medical and Engineering field. Once they find employment here can convert this to Sweden work visa.

Sweden Skilled shortage (Occupation List)


Type of Visas for Indians in Sweden

  1. Job Seeker visa
  2. Study visa
  3. Work Visa
  4. Tourist (Schengen Visa)
  5. Business Visa
  6. Transit Visa


Sweden Work Permit visa

All foreigners should first secure a job offer and a work permit, before entering Sweden, an employee cannot reside or work in Sweden unless he or she has a valid work visa.

Step by step process for Sweden work visa

Validity of Sweden Work Permit

Work permits will be issued for two years, having an option to renew for another two years. Individuals who want to settle in Sweden can apply for permanent residency after completing four years of working there. If the Candidate finds a job with a new employer in Sweden during the two years that the work permit is valid, he should apply for a new permit. He can change jobs and request an extension once the work permit’s validity expires.

Process time Sweden Work Permit

The application may take 60 to 90 working days to be processed by the Migration Agency.