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Foreign citizens wishing to start their own company in Sweden are subject to different rules depending on whether they are citizens of a EU/EEA country or citizens of a non-EU/EEA country.
As an EU citizen, you have the same rights and obligations as a Swedish entrepreneur. Migration information for Nordic and EU-citizens
Non EU/EEA citizens need residence permit
If you come from a country outside EU and plan to work for a period longer than three months to start up or run your own business, you must have a residence permit.
Migration information for non EU/EEA citizens
Information for asylum seekers
Find out more about moving to Sweden at official sites:
Frequently asked questions
Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth