Residence for asylum seeker

Residence for asylum seekers

Another ground for getting a residence permit is asylum. The right of asylum is an ancient juridical concept that implies that any person persecuted in his or her own country has the right to be protected by another sovereign country.

The Swedish Migration Agency, Migrationsverket

The Swedish Migration Agency – Migrationsverket is therefore obliged too investigate if you meet the conditions and requirements for asylum in accordance with the Swedish Aliens Act, and if so, to offer you protection in Sweden.

More on asylum regulations (Information is mainly in english.)

FARR, the Swedish Network of Refugee Support Groups in Sweden

FARR, is a Swedish Network of Refugee Support Groups in Sweden. They work as an umbrella organization for individuals and groups working to strengthen the right of asylum. Here you find information about asylum rights and regulations in Sweden. They are politically and religiously independent.

More on FARR


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