Extensions of temporary residence permits

Last updated: 4 10 2021

When your temporary residence permit expires you have the option of applying for an extension. You can be granted an extension to your residence permit if you are still in need of protection. In some cases you can also be granted residence permit if you have other reasons for staying in Sweden.

When do you have to apply for an extension of your residence permit?

You have to apply for an extension before your temporary residence permit expires. You can make your application from two months before your temporary residence permit expires.

Apply on the Migration Agency's website

The Migration Agency's website has an e-service for applying for an extension of your temporary residence permit. This service is available in Swedish and English. You need to log in to the website using BankID.