Food, drink and lodgingLast updated: 2015-03-11
Here you find information regarding permits for hotels and restaurants.
- Alcohol licence
The serving of alcoholic beverages to the public or private parties for payment requires a licence.
It requires a permit in order to conduct a catering business where alcohol is to be served.
- Control of microbiological criteria in food
The use of alternative sampling methods in a business's own controls of foods and food production.
- Drinking water facility
If your business uses water for cooking and drinking from an individual water plant, you must ensure that the drinkingwater meets the quality requirements found...
- Flavouring of schnapps
Notification of flavouring of schnapps for serving in your own restaurant business.
- Food businesses
Every food business facility must be registered or approved as a food establishment.
- Food production
Are you a primary producer producing food at farm level? Your establishment will need to be registered with the County Administrative Board. We are also...
- Grease separator
Cafes, restaurants and other premises where food is prepared release large amounts of fat with the waste water. The grease gets stuck in the drain pipes and...
- Handle refrigerants
Refrigerants are different types of substances used in aggregates, for example in refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and heat pumps.
- Hotel and guesthouse operations
If you wish to operate a hotel or guesthouse for at least nine guests, or have at least five guest rooms, you need to obtain a permit from the police.
- Licence for wholesale trade in alcohol (application)
A person wanting to conduct wholesale trade in alcoholic beverages must be approved as a warehouseman or registered as a consignee.
- Manage waste
Restaurant Most of the waste produced in a restaurant is classified as municipal waste. This can mean leftover food, empty packaging, discarded frying...
- Medium-strong beer
The registration with the municipality of the sale or serving of medium-strong beer.
- Music license from STIM to play music in public premises (application)
When you play music to your customers, you need a license from STIM and from SAMI, the two non-profit organisations that manage rights for songwriters...
- Permission of environmentally hazardous activities, B-activities
To start certain environmentally hazardous activities, you must first apply for a permit. It can also apply to changes to a business you are already running.
- Tastings of alcoholic beverages
It requires a permit if you want to organise tastings of alcoholic beverages for the public.
- Trade in technical spirits and alcoholic preparations
Notification of trade in technical spirits and alcoholic preparations.
- Ventilation control
Mandatory ventilation control, OVK, must be done regularly in most buildings. The purpose is to show that the indoor climate is good and that the ventilation...
Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth