Gambling and events
The following permits may be relevant for certain events or gatherings.
Permits marked with a form icon are included in the European services directive. You may apply for these permits electronically through this website.
Last updated: 2015-03-11
- Amusement games
Permit from the Swedish Gambling Authority to set up amusement games.
- Approval for films (application)
If you intended to show a film publicly, and children under the age of 15 might be able to see the film, it must first be reviewed by the Swedish Media...
Notification concerning inspection of a circus.
Permit to use fireworks.
- Gambling (gaming) machines
Setting up gambling machines.
- Martial arts events
Application for permission to hold competition, training or exhibition matches in the martial arts.
- Public functions
Public gatherings and public functions may not be arranged in public places without a permit from the Police authority.
- Public gatherings
For a gathering to be deemed a public gathering it must have been organised for the public or the public must have access to it.
- Public lottery (application)
If you wish to organise a public lottery, you must hold a permit to do so.
- Use of a public place
A public place is a road, street, footpath, park or similar which is open and accessible to the general public.
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