Finances during the asylum application period
Last updated: 14 7 2020
These pages have information about how you can manage financially while you are applying for asylum in Sweden. You can also read more here about opening a bank account.
Working while you wait for a decision
There may be possibilities for you to work or start your own business during while you are applying for asylum in Sweden. There are also many ways to prepare for working in Sweden.
Financial support from the Migration Agency
If you do not have the opportunity to earn your own money, and you have no other assets, you can apply for financial support from the Migration Agency.
Banks and bank accounts
You may be able to open a bank account and get access to other banking services while you are seeking asylum in Sweden.