Information for Ukrainian refugees in Sweden

Directive on Temporary Protection

About the legal basis of residence in Sweden, implementation and terms of residence

Economic support

Social assistance, amount, application for receiving it


Job search sites. Initiatives and services of state organizations and private companies for employment of Ukrainians.


Medical care for adults and children. What is included in "emergency" care. How and where to buy medicine, get a prescription.

Banking services

Bank account, how and where to open it. Swedish banks

Coordination number

Difference between coordination (samordningsnummer) and registration (personnummer) number. Restrictions and opportunities with a coordination number

Transport issues

Travel in public transport in Sweden. How to repair, insure and where to park your own car. How to get a Swedish driving license

Housing issues

Search and rent housing in Sweden. Sites for finding housing

School, kindergarten

General preschool education, preschool class, basic school and gymnasium education

Education for adults

Swedish for Immigrants (SFI), Komvux, higher education

Safety in Sweden

Where to turn for support in case of discrimination. Support services, public security agencies.

Assistance to refugees with disabilities

What help can people with reduced physical, mental or intellectual abilities get.

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