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Sweden to require language and societal knowledge test for citizenship from 2025

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Sweden announces new citizenship requirements from 2025

The Government of Sweden announced additional requirements for citizenship applications from 2025 onwards, subject to parliamentary approval. Applicants for naturalisation will need to take a language test and a societal knowledge test before they can become Swedish citizens. The assimilation debate and citizenship Sweden has long been a safe haven for many migrants who escape […]

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Swedish university admissions for autumn 2021 will close on 15 January

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Apply before 15 January for autumn 2021 admissions to Swedish universities

It’s the time of the year to apply for Swedish universities! Admissions for autumn 2021 will close on 15 January. Apply on universityadmissions.se. Read more about studying in Sweden. Important dates There are two rounds of admissions. The first round ends on 15 January: Applications opened: 16 October 2020 Deadline: 15 January 2021 Pay application…...

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Sweden suggests new tax for plastics cups and packaging from November 2021

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The Swedish government proposes new legislation for a plastic tax, applicable to one-time plastic cups and food packaging. Each plastic cup will cost 5 kronor more, while each food packaging will be taxed 7 kronor. Food that must be packed using one-time plastics, such as yoghurt, will be exempted. Non-biodegradable plastics are a major threat…...

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Immigrating to Sweden: an introduction

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Enjoy Stockholm orienteering guided tour. Explore Sweden: stories, travel destinations and lifestyle

This is a brief guide for reference only. If you have more questions, or want immigration advice, please contact Swedenmarker Facebook page. Work You normally need a confirmed employment by a Swedish company before applying for a visa (officially called a residence permit, uppehållstillstånd). The company must pay you at least the minimum salary as […]