Information to certain business segments

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Information about temporary support for certain industries and business segments, such as cultural and creative industries.

On this page you will find information about:

  1. Culture and sport
  2. Transport industry

Culture and sport

Support for the cultural sector

The government has proposed an additional 120 million SEK in crisis and stimulus support to the cultural area.

The money will mainly be distributed by the Swedish Council for Culture. Other actors are the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, the Swedish Film Institute, the Swedish Authors' Fund and the Sami Parliament.

Details about the support will be published on each organization's website when the details are ready.

Press release: Crisis and stimulus support for the cultural area (in Swedish)

Support for sports associations 2021

The government has proposed an additional 80 million SEK to the sports movement as a result of the corona pandemic. Special sports federations and sports associations will be able to apply for compensation for the financial consequences of the corona crisis. The money is paid out by the Swedish Sports Confederation who will have updated information on their website.

Support as a sports association (in Swedish)
Support as a special sports association (in Swedish)

Press release: Extra support for sports during the beginning of 2021 (in Swedish)

Transport industry

Temporary extension of the validity of specific certificates, licences, and authorisations

Professional driver's licenses that have been extended by the first temporary EU regulation during the summer of 2020 and that expires during the period 1 January 2021 - 31 March 2021 will be extended again for another six months.

Professional driver's licenses that expired during the period 1 September 2020 - 30 June 2021 have an extended validity period of 16 months.

Professional driver's licenses that expire during the period 1 July 2021 - 31 December 2021 are extended by 10 months.

Temporary extension at the Swedish Transport Agency (in Swedish)

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