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This page has information about what you have to do when you have been granted a residence permit as a refugee, as a beneficiary of subsidiary protection status, or under the Temporary Protection Directive.
Find information here about the Temporary Protection Directive and what applies for people who have fled the war in Ukraine.
Here is a checklist of what you need to do in order to get started on your new life.
Read here about how you can find a job and about the rules for receiving an introduction benefit.
Read here about what help you can get in finding a place to live.
With exercises and videos for practising your Swedish using a computer or a mobile phone.
You can read here about introduction benefits, bank accounts, taxes and other things related to finances.
Read here about children’s development and what rights and obligations you have as a parent.
Read here about how you can use your education from your home country.
Read here about various temporary residence permits and what the rules on these are.
Read here about Swedish society and about which public authorities do what.
Civic orientation courses are free of charge and are offered to people who have recently been granted a residence permit in Sweden, in order for them to learn about Swedish society.
Read here about different education and training programmes, and how you apply for a student grant.
Read here about what it is like to be young in Sweden and about how the Swedish education system works.
Read here about how to apply for a pension or other forms of support for elderly people.
Read here about what help is available if you have a functional impairment.
Read here about what the rules are if you become ill, about Försäkringskassan and about the help you are entitled to.
Read here about how you can find activities to do where you will meet other people with the same interests as you.
Read here about the rules for family reunification and about who is considered part of your immediate family.
Read here about rights, equality and about what you should do if you have been subjected to violence.