Migration and asylum

Sweden's migration policy comprises refugee and immigration policy, return policy, support for repatriation and the link between migration and development. It also includes global cooperation on these issues. This area also covers issues related to Swedish citizenship.

Responsible for migration and asylum

Responsible minister

Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration
Morgan Johansson Minister for Justice and Migration

Responsible ministry

News about migration and asylum

  • Special regulations on residence permits in the event of a no-deal Brexit

    The Ministry of Justice has circulated a memorandum for comment containing proposals for special regulations on residence permits for UK citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The proposals are part of the Government’s preparations ahead of Brexit and aim to make it easier for UK citizens living in Sweden to be granted a residence permit here.

  • Cross-party commission of inquiry to examine migration policy

    The Government has decided to appoint a cross-party commission of inquiry to examine Sweden’s future migration policy. The inquiry is to consider the design of the policy with the aim of establishing a system that is sustainable in the long-term. The Migration policy must be humane, legally secure and effective.

    The commission of inquiry is to present its report by 15 August 2020.

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