Swedish Migration Agency prioritizes processing for highly skilled foreign professionals 

The Swedish Migration Agency recently revamped its work permit processing model, prioritizing the swift processing of applications from highly skilled international professionals.

This was made effective as at January the 29th.

The updated system aims to address Minister Malmer Stenergard’s concerns regarding prolonged processing times impeding Sweden’s talent attraction and retention efforts. The previous “certified process” for large companies, initially involving 20 companies but expanding to 640, was found inadequate, leading to inefficiencies and delays.