Help and advice

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There are different authorities that you can turn to for support and advice at the start of your business.


Almi provides advice and answers questions about starting or buying a business. You can call their telephone advice line. The advice is free, but you must have a coordination number or a personal identity number.

Telephone advice

You can talk to Almi in English and Swedish.  

Phone: 0771-55 85 00. Telephone hours: weekdays, 9-12 och 13-16


The Swedish Public Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen)

The Swedish Public Employment Agency offers personalised guidance, support and services related to questions about starting and running a business. They can help you get your business concept assessed and, in some cases, can provide training to develop a business concept, or a business start-up grant.

Contact your localPublic Employment Agency office for more information about what applies when starting your own business.

Swedish Public Employment Service

The Center for new entrepreneurs (Nyföretagarcentrum) 

At the Center for new entrepreneurs, you can get personal help with writing your business plan and making a budget plan. Go to your local office and get professional and start-up advice for free. Offices are located all around Sweden, find out on the website where your closest office is located.

Center for new entrepreneurs (Nyföretagarcentrum)

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