Meet us at the “Start a Business” fair

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Welcome to the biggest fair for entrepreneurs in the Nordic region – “Start a Business” or “Eget företag” in Älvsjö, Stockholm, November 8-10. Come and visit the booth and take the chance to ask us, a group of government agencies, any questions you may have about starting and running a business. You may also want to take the opportunity to attend a few of our free seminars!

New in Sweden and want to start a business?

On Friday the 9th of November, there will be a special focus on you who have recently moved to Sweden, been granted a residence permit and would like to start a business.

During all three days of the fair, you will be able to get guidance about things including how to:

  • Start a business in Sweden, based on your current situation.
  • Find free support and advice near you.
  • Choose your business form and register your company.
  • Manage taxes and VAT.
  • Do business with other countries – for example, importing goods to Sweden.
  • Use the digital services on

Click here to see our full seminar program and find out more about the fair

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Register now for free entrance

It is free entrance to the fair if you register for a ticket. If you not register on beforehand, the entrance fee will be 200 SEK.

Register here and get your free ticket

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The agencies that you can meet in the booth

The agencies that will be at the fair are

  • The Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen)
  • The Companies Registration Office (Bolagsverket)
  • The Swedish Data Protection Authority (Datainspektionen)
  • The Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan)
  • The Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket)
  • The National Board of Trade (Kommerskollegium)
  • The Swedish National Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket)
  • The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap)
  • The Patent and Registration Office (Patent- och registreringsverket)
  • The Pensions Agency (Pensionsmyndigheten)
  • The Tax Agency (Skatteverket)
  • The Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket)
  • The Swedish Customs (Tullverket).

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