Tips and advice

Starting a business in Sweden brochure

In this brochure you can read about what applies to you as an asylum seeker or new arrival who wants to start a business in Sweden. The brochure is available as a pdf file in different languages.

Meet us at the “Start a Business” fair

Welcome to the biggest fair for entrepreneurs in the Nordic region – “Start a Business” or “Eget företag” in Älvsjö, Stockholm, November 7-9. Come visit the booth and ask us, a group of government agencies, any questions you may have about starting and running a business. You might also want to take the opportunity to attend a few of our free seminars!

Learn more about artificial intelligence (AI)

Do you want to learn more about what AI really means and understand how AI will develop and affect us in the coming years? Elements of AI is an online based education on the basics of AI and is aimed at those who want to learn more.

Do you need to apply for a permit?

Here we have gathered information about permits you may need to apply for before you start your business. For example, if you want to run a food establishment or want to sell alcohol.


Work in Sweden

Do you have professional qualifications from another EU/EEA country? Get them officially recognised to start working in Sweden.