Sweden Announces New Salary Threshold for Work Permits

The new threshold for a work permit in Sweden will be 27 360 SEK/month. The changes are proposed to enter into force on November 1, 2023.

  • Full time or part time will not be taken into consideration.
  • Pending applications after November 1 will have to adjust the salary if not meeting the threshold.
  • The salary threshold is adjusted yearly based on 80% of the median salary.
  • Exceptions for athletes, EU Blue Card, ICT, researchers, interns, foreign talent on residency permits as dependents, and seasonal workers.
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