Credit rating agencies (application)

Last updated:2017-06-14

Credit-rating agencies collect information regarding the financial position of companies and the financial and personal circumstances of individuals.

To operate a credit-rating agency, the agency must fulfil certain requirements and hold a permit.

The Swedish Data Protection Authority is the permit issuer and supervisory authority. More information about requirements and how you apply can be found on the Swedish Data Protection Authority's website.

Origin: Swedish Data Inspection Board

How to apply

You send your application to the Swedish Data Protection Authority.

Contact information

+46 8-6576100
Box 8114, 104 20 STOCKHOLM

Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

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Companies in other EU/EEA countries

In general you will need the same permit whether you want to permanently establish your business or engage in temporary activities in Sweden. This includes notifications and registrations.

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